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Flyers sign No. 2 pick Patrick to three-year deal

From ESPN - July 17, 2017

The Philadelphia Flyers signed 2017 No. 2 overall pick Nolan Patrick to a three-year, entry-level contract Monday, the team announced.

Patrick's signing comes shortly after the New Jersey Devils signed Nico Hischier, the No. 1 overall pick, to his entry-level pact.

The Flyers announced late last month that Patrick had a second abdominal surgery before being drafted and is expected to return to full activity in four to six weeks.

At the scouting combine in early June, Patrick said he had a sports hernia on both sides and that one was "misdiagnosed." Philadelphia-based Dr. William Meyers performed the surgery.

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