The Flyers made things official with Linus Sandin, signing him to a one year deal.
It’s been five days since we found out that Linus Sandin was expected to sign with the Flyers. It couldn’t be made official until the team signed him to an entry level deal. Well the team has done just that.
Sandin was signed to a one-year contract that, according to CapFriendly, is worth $925,000. He will coming over to North American after spending his entire career thus far in Sweden.
We went over his stats in a previous article, but here’s a refresher just in case. Sandin had a career year with HV71 in the SHL. He grabbed 19 goals and 36 points. His 51 games were also the most he had appeared in.
Those 19 goals led the team and were tied for third in the entire SHL. His 36 points ranked second on HV71. During his three years in the SHL, Sandin has 38 goals and 28 assists in 143 career games.
Sandin is one of six Flyers prospects who have played in the SHL this season. They include Olle Lycksell, Marcus Westfalt, David Bernhardt, Adam Ginning, Linus Hogberg and Samuel Ersson. Current Flyer Oskar Lindblom player in Sweden and for Sandin’s current team.
With Sandin coming over, that will add more depth to the Flyers bottom-six group. The expectation here seemingly has to be that Sandin will be in the lineup on a nightly basis. He will likely be fighting with players such as Connor Bunnaman, Carsen Twarynski, German Rubtsov, etc. All of them have seen NHL time this season, but didn’t stand out.
Tyler Pitlick is another player to look at, but he will be a free agent this offseason. If he’s re-signed, he will likely be among Sandin’s biggest competition.
Sandin is the third forward to sign an entry level contract. Tanner Laczynski and Wade Allison have signed. Wyatte Wylie, a defensemen, signed his deal as well.