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Flyers sign D Mark Friedman to two-year contract extension

Blueliner inks deal for the 2020-21 and 21-22 season

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers /

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Mark Friedman to a two-year, one-way contract with an average annual value of $725,000, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Chuck Fletcher. The contract covers the 2020-21 and 2021-22 NHL seasons.

Friedman, 24 (12/25/1995), recently completed his third season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, where he scored three goals and added 15 assists for 18 points in 45 games. He also saw action in six games for the Flyers, during which time he picked up his first NHL assist.

Over his time with Lehigh Valley, Friedman has scored 10 goals and added 51 assists for 61 points in 186 games, and has added two goals in 13 Calder Cup Playoff games. He made his NHL debut on April 6, 2019.

A 5-10, 192-lb native of Toronto, Friedman turned pro in 2017 following a three-year career at Bowling Green State University. He was selected by the Flyers in the third round (86th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

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