Philadelphia Flyers Acquire Dan Hamhuis, Pick From Nashville for Ryan Parent

June 19th, 2010 by Tom Dougherty Leave a reply »
The Flyers announced on Saturday that they have acquired the rights to Dan Hamhuis along with a conditional pick in the 2011 draft from the Nashville Predators in exchange for restricted free agent Ryan Parent.

Hamhuis, 27, can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but the Flyers have until then to sign him to a contract.

“Our intention is to get him signed prior to [July 1], and that is what our aim is at this point in time,” said Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, as reported by the Flyer's official website. “The sooner that we get going on trying to get this done, the better.”

Hamhuis registered five goals and 17 assists  in 78 games for the Predators last season. In his six year NHL career, Hamhuis has scored 32 goals and 129 assists while only missing nine games, playing in 483 games.

“Obviously, it is sad to leave the Predators,” said Hamhuis. “I spent some great years with them and it is great organization to be a part of. I’ve heard nothing but great things about the city of Philadelphia and the Flyers.”

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