The Philadelphia Flyers have brought back a former Flyer.
The team has announced the signing of former Flyer Mike Knuble to a one-year contract. His signing comes after the team found out that forward Scott Hartnell will miss 4-to-8 weeks with a broken two in his left foot.
He played the last three seasons with the Washington Capitals. He played in 72 games with the Capitals last season.
In his three year tenure in Washington, he had 59 goals. He also had 52 assists.
He signed with the Capitals after playing the 2005-06 through the 2008-09 season with the Flyers. His four-year tenure with the Flyers including a career-best 34 goal season in 2005-06.
He had a 38 goal season at the University of Michigan in 1994-95. But hasn't scored more than 34 goals in the NHL.
His next closest season came with 30 goals for the Boston Bruins in 2002-03. He played for the Bruins before the last NHL lockout.
During the last NHL lockout, he played for Linkopings HC in 2004-05. This past lockout, he played in one game for the Grand Rapids Griffins.
He played five seasons with the Bruins. Prior to the Bruins, he played two seasons each for the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings.