Friday, May 01, 2015

Flyers ink Swiss defenseman to entry-level deal

The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Friday the signing of defenseman Christian Marti to an entry-level contract.

A 22-year-old native of Switzerland, he's played three of the last four seasons in the Swiss National League. 

For the past two years, he has skated for Genève-Servette HC and recorded five goals and 15 assists for 20 points in 82 games, along with a plus-14 rating.

Marti spent the 2012-13 season with Blainville-Boisbriand in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where he recorded 14 points (5G, 9A) in 46 games and registered a plus-25 rating.  He spent that season playing with center Danick Martel, who signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers on March 10.
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