The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed forward Scott Hartnell to a six-year contract extension believed worth an average annual cap hit of $4.75 million. The 30-year-old Hartnell has one season remaining on his current contract worth $3.2 million, though the cap hit (as the deal was front-loaded) is $4.2 million.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: An affordable and fair signing by the Flyers. Hartnell has become among the Flyers most invaluable players, as well as one of their most popular. Last season saw him reach career bests in goals (37) and points (67).