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Flyers sign D Gill to one-year, $700K deal after tryout

TSN.ca Staff

10/1/2013 10:42:01 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenceman Hal Gill to one-year contract worth $700,000.

Gill, 38, was invited to Flyers camp on a professional tryout to add depth to the team's blue line.

He suited up for 32 games with the Nashville Predators in 2012-13, registering a minus-3 rating and 12 penalty minutes.

Gill has played 1,102 career NHL games with the Predators, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins. He won the 2009 Stanley Cup while with the Penguins.

He has scored 36 career goals and 148 assists. He was originally selected by the Bruins in the eighth round (207th overall) of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.