The Flyers and goalie Steve Mason have reached agreement on a contract extension according to reports. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com)
Some breaking news just hours before the Philadelphia Flyers take the ice. The Flyers have decided on their goalie of the future.
Steve Mason is going to start in net tonight for the Flyers against the Islanders. He's also going to be in goal for the team in the foreseeable future.
ESPN's Pierre LeBrun is reporting that the Flyers and Mason have agreed to a contract extension. There are no further details at this time.
According to HNIC's Elliotte Friedman, the extension is for three years, $12.3 million. The average annual cap hit for Mason's deal is $4.1 million.
Mason is 19-11-5 with a 2.48 GAA and .917 save percentage this season in 36 games this season.
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