Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Flyers rewarded forward
Scott Hartnell for a career year, signing the veteran to a multi-year contract
extension on Monday.
No terms of the pact were released, but multiple reports state it is a six-
"We are pleased to announce that we have agreed with Scott on a multi-year
extension," said Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. "Scott has been a very
good player for us over the last five seasons and we look forward to many more
good years to come."
The 30-year-old native of Saskatchewan posted career bests of 37 goals and 67
points, tying a career high with 30 assists, while playing in all 82 regular-
season games last year. In addition, he totaled three goals and eight points
in 11 postseason appearances.
"I am very happy to be staying in Philly to continue my career playing in
front of the best fans in the NHL," Hartnell admitted. "I would like to thank
Mr. Snider and the entire Flyers organization."
Hartnell, who was acquired from Nashville along with Kimmo Timonen on June 18,
2007, has totaled 129 goals and 134 assists over 407 games with Philadelphia.
In 843 games for the Predators and Flyers, Hartnell has accumulated 222 goals
and 474 points. In 84 playoff games, the rugged winger has racked up 19 goals
and 44 points.
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