The Philadelphia Flyers acquired forward Justin Bailey from the Buffalo Sabres late Thursday night in exchange for AHL winger Taylor Leier.

Leier, 25, has 55 games of NHL experience over three seasons. He has two goals and five assists for seven points and is a career plus-eight at the NHL level.

Leier has been a much more productive player in the American Hockey League, where he spent three-plus seasons with the Phantoms. The Saskatoon native has 56 goals and 80 assists for 136 over 226 career AHL contests.

This season, Leier has 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points in 34 games. He is a plus-2 and has racked up 26 penalty minutes.

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