Flyers agree to 2-year deal with Scott Laughton worth $2.3M AAV

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Scott Laughton and the Philadelphia Flyers agreed to terms on a two-year contract. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Scott Laughton and the Philadelphia Flyers agreed to terms on a two-year contract. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with forward Scott Laughton worth an average annual value (AAV) of $2.3 million, the team announced Friday.

Laughton notched 12 goals and 32 points, playing in all 82 games for the Flyers last season.

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The 25-year-old was selected in the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft by the Flyers and has emerged as a staple of their forwards corps, missing just one game over the past two years.

Laughton is a key part of the Flyers’ penalty kill, and won 54.2 percent of his faceoffs on 635 attempts last season.

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