The Flyers announced that they have signed NCAA free agent forward Jackson Cates to a two-year entry-level contract.
Cates played center for three seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. He scored 27 goals and registered 37 assists in 96 collegiate games. He won the 2019 National Championship with UMD and reached the Frozen Four in 2021. He participated in the Flyers annual summer Development Camp back in 2019.
His younger brother, Noah, was a 2017 fifth-round pick of the Flyers and is also expected to sign an entry-level deal with the Flyers at some point.