Flyers Sign LW Taylor Leier to Entry-Level Contract

Philadelphia has signed Western Hockey League leftwinger Taylor Leier to an Entry-Level Contract. Leier, 19, is entering his third season with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL.

In 64 games last season, Leier scored 27 goals and 35 assists in 64 games with Portland. He also added nine goals and 16 assists in 21 playoff games, who lost in the Memorial Cup last season.

The Flyers drafted Leier in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2012 amateur draft.