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Peterborough native Owen Tippett signs 2-year, $3M extension with Philadelphia Flyers

Peterborough native Owen Tippett has signed on for two more seasons with the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers.

Peterborough native Owen Tippett has signed a two-year, $3-million with the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, the team announced Friday.

The Flyers acquired Tippett, 23, at the trade deadline on March 19 from the Florida Panthers.

Tippett had seven points, four goals and three assists, in 21 games with the Flyers last season, averaging 15:12 of ice time per-game for the Flyers.

He was acquired by the Flyers, along with a first-round pick in the 2024 NHL draft and a third-round pick in the 2023 draft, in exchange for forwards Claude Giroux, Connor Bunnaman, German Rubtsov and the Flyers’ fifth-round pick in 2024.

The six-foot-two, 207-pound forward also split time with the Panthers and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers, in 2021-22, posting 14 points (six goals and eight assists) and averaging 12:32 of ice-time in 42 games for the Panthers.

With the Checkers, he recorded over a point per-game with 18 points (six goals and 14 assists) in 12 games and posted at least a point in 11 of the 12 games..

Tippett was selected in the first round 10th overall of the 2017 draft by Florida. He spent parts of five seasons in the Panthers organization where he recorded 14 goals and 19 assists for 33 points in 94 regular season games and four points (a goal and three assists) in six playoff games for Florida.

Over parts of three seasons in the AHL, Tippett has recorded 60 points (26 goals and 34 assists) in 63 regular season games with the Springfield Thunderbirds (2017-18, 2019-20) and Charlotte (2021-22).

Internationally, Tippett has represented Canada on several occasions, which includes the 2019 World Junior Championships where he posted four points (two goals and two assists) in five games.

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