After leading Philadelphia Flyers in goals, Joel Farabee lands six-year, $30 million extension

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed leading goal scorer Joel Farabee to a six-year, $30 million contract extension, general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Thursday.

Farabee, 21, led the Flyers with 20 goals last season while also chipping in 18 assists in 55 games.


He is set to make $925,000 in the 2021-22 season, with his extension taking effect the following season and running through 2027-28.

Farabee has 28 goals and 31 assists in 107 career games after being selected by the Flyers in the first round of the 2018 NHL draft.

Farabee's deal is the latest big move made this offseason by Fletcher.Sean Couturier signed an eight-year, $62 million extension last month, and Fletcher acquired defensemen Ryan Ellis and Rasmus Ristolainen and signed Keith Yandle.


The Flyers also signed backup goaltender Martin Jones, traded for forward Cam Atkinson, brought back Nate Thompson and added veteran Derick Brassard.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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