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Top Moments: Ryan Hartman Season in Review

Acquired at the NHL Trade Deadline, Ryan Hartman quickly adapted to Philly life

by Brian Born | Contributor @NHLFlyers

Season Highlights: Ryan Hartman

Hartman wrapped up his 18-19 campaign with the Flyers

Hartman wrapped up his 18-19 campaign with the Flyers

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On February 25, the Flyers decided to move on from one of their fan favorites in forward Wayne Simmonds by sending him to Nashville in a trade deadline move, acquiring Ryan Hartman and a fourth round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Hartman, who registered 20 points (10G-10A) in 64 games for the Predators, knew he would have big shoes to fill in Philly and was immediately up for the challenge.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Hartman: "I'm excited for a fresh start with a new team."

Hartman settled into Philadelphia for the final 19 games of the season, tallying 2G-4A and logged an average TOI of 12:03. Hartman intends on training and improving his game during the offseason, which he enters as a restricted free agent.   

Video: Therien and Hartman discuss his move to the Flyers


Check out some of Ryan Hartman's top moments from his stint with the Flyers to end the season.


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It didn't take long for Ryan Hartman to make an impression on the Philly fan base, laying a big hit in his first-ever shift as a Flyer.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: There's nothing like making that first Philadelphia impression. #BUFvsPHI | #LetsGoFlyers

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: You're gonna fit in just fine here, @RHartzy18! #BUFvsPHI | #LetsGoFlyers


Welcome to Philly
Shortly after the trade deadline, Hartman sat down with Andrea Helfrich to discuss his adjustment and expectations as a member of a new organization.

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: Haaaave you met, @RHartzy18? Get the 411 on the latest #Flyers addition as he sits down with @Andrea_Helfrich to discuss his adjustment to Philly life.


A Flyers First
Batter up! Hartman crashed the net and redirected the puck past Thomas Greiss with a baseball swing for his first-ever goal as a member of the Flyers.

Video: PHI@NYI: Hartman bats puck in from close range

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: We had a Philly first tonight! Congrats, @RHartzy18! #LetsGoFlyers


No-look Helper
Ryan Hartman must've had eyes in the back of his head to find JVR with this no-look helper.

Video: PHI@NJD: van Riemsdyk finishes Hartman's no-look feed


He Shoots, He Scores!
Darting through the slot, after a sweet set up from Scott Laughton, Hartman gripped it and ripped it past Frederik Andersen.

Video: TOR@PHI: Laughton sets up Hartman for go-ahead goal


Chicago Kid
In a return to his hometown, the Flyers visited Ryan Hartman's local Chicago bar for a discussion with his parents before the 24-year-old took home the Helmet as the player of the game against his former team.

Video: Chicago native Ryan Hartman makes his transition

Tweet from @NHLFlyers: The Helmet goes from Hart to Hartman in his hometown! #PHIvsCHI | #LetsGoFlyers

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