PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Flyers and Travis Sanheim have reportedly avoided arbitration. The Flyers and Sanheim agreed to a two-year contract Saturday.
Sanheim’s contract will carry a $4.675 million annual average value.READ MORE: In-Person Classes To Resume Lindley Academy Charter School On Monday After COVID-19 Outbreak
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The contract will allow the 25-year-old to reach unrestricted free agency after it expires.READ MORE: Eagles DE Bandon Graham Suffers Achilles Injury, Sources Tell Derrick Gunn
The Flyers and Sanheim reportedly had an arbitration hearing scheduled for next week.
Sanheim, a first-round pick in 2014, had three goals and 15 points with a minus-22 rating last season. In 255 career games, the left-handed d-man has 85 points and a minus-28 rating.
Next season, Sanheim is expected to play on the Flyers’ second pair with newcomer Rasmus Ristolainen.
Sanheim was the Flyers’ final restricted free agent.MORE NEWS: Missed Opportunities Contribute To Eagles 17-11 Loss To San Francisco 49ers
The team re-signed center Connor Bunnaman on Friday.