Flyers Sign Defenseman Mark Friedman to Entry-level Contract

The Flyers have signed defenseman Mark Friedman to an entry-level contract for the 2017-18 season.

Friedman, 21, was a third-round pick in 2014 (86th overall) and has spent the last three seasons playing for Bowling Green State University.

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For the rest of this season, the Ontario native will report to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

The 5-11, 185-pound defenseman scored 68 points (26 goals, 52 assists) in 121 games, with a plus-21, while at Bowling Green.

This past year, he led the team's defense with 26 points (eight goals, 18 assists) in 40 games. All three were career highs.

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