Flyers sign RFA Scott Laughton to two-year deal, avoid arbitration

Philadelphia Flyers center Scott Laughton (21) and New York Rangers defenseman Ryan Sproul (25) battle for the puck in front of New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30). (Kathy Willens/AP)

The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Scott Laughton on a two-year contract, the team announced Friday. The deal carries a cap hit of $2.3 million through 2020-21.

Laughton, 25, set new career highs in goals (12), assists (20) and overall points (32) this past season while skating in all 82 games for the Flyers.

Laughton filed for arbitration earlier this month and was scheduled for a hearing on July 30.

July 12, 2019

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Scott Laughton
Centre
AGE: 25
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2.3 million
TOTAL:
$4.6 million

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