The Philadelphia Flyers
have signed 6’3’’, 230-pound free agent forward Jody Shelley
to a three-year contract, according to club general manager Paul Holmgren
Shelley, 34, split the 2009-10 season with the San Jose Sharks
, where he began the season, and had three assists and 78 penalty minutes in 36 games, and the New York Rangers
, where he posted six points (2G,4A) and 37 penalty minutes in 21 games.
A native of Thompson, Manitoba, Shelley has played parts of nine seasons in the NHL with the Columbus Blue Jackets
(2000-01 to 2007-08), San Jose (2007-08 to 2009-10) and Rangers (2009-10). He has registered 49 points (16G,33A) and 1,347 penalty minutes in 538 career regular season games and has also appeared in seven Stanley Cup Playoff games in his career, going scoreless.