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

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.

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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