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Flyers reward most improved player Eager

PHILADELPHIA -- Ben Eager, voted the Philadelphia Flyers'
most improved player, agreed to a two-year contract on Monday.

Ben Eager Eager

Eager had six goals and 11 points in 63 games last season, and
his 233 penalty minutes led the NHL. The left wing, acquired from
Phoenix in 2004, recorded nine goals and 19 points for the Flyers
over the last two seasons.

"The team is looking ahead and I'm happy to be a part of
things, especially with the core group that we have here," Eager
said. "There's going to be a lot of excitement over these next few
years, and I'm happy that I'll get to be a part of it."

Eager was voted by his teammates the winner of the Pelle
Lindbergh Trophy as the Flyers' most improved player. He was
selected 23rd by Phoenix in the first round of the 2002 draft.