Flyers sign VandeVelde

Updated: December 12, 2013

Philadelphia, PA ( – The Philadelphia Flyers have signed
center Chris VandeVelde to a one-year contract.

VandeVelde had been with the club’s American Hockey League affiliate in
Adirondack and recorded seven goals with six assists for 13 points in 23 games
for the Phantoms.

A fourth-round pick by Edmonton in 2005, the 26-year-old veteran spent three
seasons with the Oilers’ organization. He appeared in 28 NHL games with the
Oilers, notching a goal and two assists.

The Flyers also loaned left wing Tye McGinn to Adirondack. McGinn has three
goals in six games for the Flyers this season.