One day after they made denials, the Flyers made it official: They announced the signing of a pair of players they hope will help them down the road.
The Flyers agreed to free-agent contracts with 6-foot, 192-pound left wing Michael Raffl and 6-3, 218-pound defenseman Maxim Lamarche, GM Paul Holmgren said.
Raffl, 24, spent the last two seasons playing for Leskands IF in Leskand, Sweden, which has was a member of the country’s second-highest professional league. He led the team with 24 goals and 46 points.
Raffl has played seven full seasons in Austria and Sweden, appearing in a total of 312 games. He has 101 goals and 100 assists for 201 career points, along with 305 PIM and a plus-63 rating.