Philadelphia Flyers Sign Samuel Ersson to Contract Extension

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed goaltender Samuel Ersson to a two-year contract extension. He will carry a $1.45 million cap hit starting during the 2024-25 season.

Ersson is entering the final year of his entry-level contract, so this move shows that the Flyers have a lot of confidence in Ersson’s potential. Seeing a cap hit being that high for a goalie with very little experience is surprising, but it apparent that the Flyers believe that he has the ability to be a full-time NHL netminder at this juncture of his development. 

Ersson made his first 12 NHL appearances this past season, where he sported a 6-3-0 record, a 3.07 goals-against average, and a .899 save percentage. He also appeared in 42 games for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, posting a 24-17-1 record, a .900 save percentage, and a 2.84 goals-against average.

It will be interesting to see how well Ersson performs from here. If he improves and makes a notable impact for the Flyers moving forward, this could be a nice deal.

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