The Flyers announced three signings today:
* Free agent G Jason Bacashihua to a 1-year contract,
* Center Jon Kalinski to a 1-year contract extension
* Center Marcel Noebels to an entry-level contract, as we reported yesterday here on Frequent Flyers.
Bacashihua, 28, most recently played for the Lake Erie Monsters, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. He posted a record of 23-16-3 in 42 games last season with a 2.29 GAA and a .917 save percentage.
Over the last four seasons in the AHL with Lake Erie and Hershey, Bacashihua, 5-11, 175, posted a combined record of 58-51-9 in 102 games along with a 2.72 GAA and a .910 save percentage. He has appeared in 38 career NHL games for St. Louis (2005-07), collecting a record of 7-17-4 with a 3.19 GAA and an .897 save percentage. Bacashihua was selected by the Dallas Stars in the first round (26th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
Kalinski, 24, was selected by the Flyers in the sixth round (152nd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He has appeared in 22 games for the Flyers, recording five points (1G, 4A). Over parts of four seasons with the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, the Philadelphia/Adirondack Phantoms, he has posted 26 goals and 45 assists for 71 points in 193 games.
Noebels, 19, played the 2010-11 season for the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League, where he posted 54 points (28G,26A) along with 23 penalty minutes in 66 games played. He finished second on the team in goals and third on the team in points. Noebels represented his home country of Germany in the 2011 World Junior Championships, recording three points (1G, 2A) in seven games. He was selected by the Flyers in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
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