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Philadelphia Flyers signing Keith Yandle to one-year deal

Apr 3, 2021; Sunrise, Florida, USA; Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle (3) skates with the puck against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 3, 2021; Sunrise, Florida, USA; Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle (3) skates with the puck against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Flyers are signing free agent defenseman Keith Yandle to a one-year, $900,000 contract, multiple outlets reported Tuesday.

The Athletic reported the deal includes a no-trade clause for the 34-year-old veteran, whose contract was bought out by the Florida Panthers earlier this month.

Yandle previously played for Flyers coach Alain Vigneault with the New York Rangers during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. Philadelphia forward Kevin Hayes was also a member of those Rangers teams.

Yandle owns the NHL’s longest active ironman streak, having played in 922 consecutive regular season games since March 2009. He is 42 games shy of the NHL record of 964 set by Doug Jarvis from 1975-87.

Yandle tallied three goals and 24 assists in 56 games during the 2021-22 regular season.

The three-time All-Star has 600 points (102 goals, 498 assists) and 602 penalty minutes in 1,032 career games with the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes, Rangers and Panthers. The Coyotes drafted him in the fourth round in 2005.

–Field Level Media