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Last Night The Flyers Announced The Signing Of Carlo Colaiacovo

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-1, 200-lb free-agent defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo,  according to general manager Ron Hextall.

Colaiacovo, 31 (1/27/1983), is a veteran of 401 NHL games over 11 seasons.  He most recently was with the St. Louis Blues, where he posted a goal and three assists for four points in 25 games last season.  Colaiacovo played a total of five seasons with the Blues, who acquired him from Toronto on November 4, 2008 with Alex Steen in exchange for Lee Stempniak.  He spent the 2012-13 season with Detroit, appearing in six games, before re-signing with St. Louis before last season. 

In those 401 games with Toronto, St. Louis and Detroit, Colaiacovo has posted 31 goals and 133 assists for 144 points, along with 211 PIM.  He was drafted by Toronto in the first round (17th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.  

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