Flyers award leading goal scorer Joel Farabee with 6-year, $30M extension

Flyers sign leading goal scorer.

Flyers sign Joel Farabee
Jan 31, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Flyers left wing Joel Farabee (86) celebrates after scoring his third goal of the game against the New York Islanders during the second period at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Flyers signed forward Joel Farabee to a six-year, $30 million contract extension Thursday.

The deal will take effect starting in the 2022-23 season.

Farabee, 21, was the No. 14 overall selection by the Flyers in the 2018 NHL Draft.

Flyers extend Farabee

He led the Flyers last season with 20 goals and added 18 assists. He became the second-youngest player, following Eric Lindros, to lead the franchise in goals for a season.

In 107 career regular-season games, Farabee has 59 points (28 goals, 31 assists). In 12 playoff games, he has five points (three goals, two assists).

–Field Level Media