Philadelphia Flyers re-sign goalie Carter Hart for 3-year extension

Hart is under contract through the 2023-24 season

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Flyers goalie Carter Hart lifts spirits of boy battling cancer
Flyers goalie Carter Hart is lifting the spirits of a 5-year-old boy battling a rare form of pediatric cancer.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed goaltender Carter Hart to a three-year contract extension with an average annual value of $3,979,000, the team announced Monday.

The 22-year-old Hart, soon to be 23-year-old as his birthday is on Friday, appeared in 27 games for the Flyers in the 2020-21 season.

He posted a 9-11-5 record with a 3.67 goals-against average and a .877 save percentage.

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Hart is entering his fourth professional season.

Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart plays against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Boston.
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The Sherwood Park, Alberta native made his first Stanley Cup Playoff appearance in the 2020 Toronto bubble, going 9-5 with a 2.23 GAA, and .926 save percentage.

Hart recorded consecutive shutouts in Games 3 and 4 of the first round series vs. Montreal to become the youngest goaltender in Flyers history, and second-youngest in NHL history, to record consecutive playoff shutouts.

Hart was drafted by the Flyers in the second round (48th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

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