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Matt Read celebrates a goal last season at the Sanford Center. Pioneer File Photo/Eric Stromgren

Former Bemidji State hockey player Matt Read signs with NHL team

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Former Bemidji State men's hockey player Matt Read signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday.

The contract begins in the 2011-12 season.


"I am excited to go to a team who really wanted me and who has a rich history," Read is quoted saying via a twitter post from his agent Paul Ostby of Sheehy Hockey.

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