PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One down, two more to go. The Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night re-signed forward Scott Laughton to a two-year contract extension carrying an annual average value of $2.3 million. Laughton was one of the Flyers remaining restricted free agents left unsigned.

Laughton’s extension will take the 2012 first-round pick into unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2021.

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The extension avoids arbitration, which was scheduled for July 30.

The 24-year-old is coming off a career season, setting career highs with 12 goals, 20 assists and 30 points in 82 games in 2018-19. He established himself as one of the Flyers’ key penalty killers on a unit that overall left much to be desired, averaging 2 minutes and 15 seconds on the PK last season.

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Laughton figures to anchor the Flyers’ fourth line but has the ability to play wing, which puts him in the conversation for the vacant third-line wing opening.

He’s missed just one game in the past two seasons while collecting 52 of his 79 career points. Overall, he has 31 career goals in 272 regular-season games.

With Laughton signed, Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher now shifts his focus to re-signing defenseman Ivan Provorov and right wing Travis Konecny.

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Nicolas Aubé-Kubel is also an RFA but falls lower on the priority list.