PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers re-signed forward Jordan Weal to a two-year deal Thursday, keeping a young player with high expectations.
Weal agreed to stay in Philadelphia, reaching the deal less than 48 hours before he would’ve become an unrestricted free agent.
The 25-year-old drew significant interest around the league after breaking out with eight goals and four assists in 23 games last season. Weal had no points in his first 14 NHL games.
“They gave me a great chance last year to pay with some great players, and I think this is a group that’s headed in the right direction,” Weal said. “I’m…