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Carter Hart Expected To Remain With Flyers For Rest Of Season

Carter Hart Expected To Remain With Flyers For Rest Of Season
Published On: Sun, Feb 10
May 7, 2016; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks right wing Melker Karlsson (68) scores a goal against Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton (30) during the third period in game five of the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center at San Jose. The Sharks defeated the Predators 5-1. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

With the impending return of goaltenderA Brian ElliottA as well as the potential return ofA Michal NeuvirthA and the presence ofA Anthony Stolarz, there are some who are worried that the Philadelphia Flyers might consider sending 20-year-oldA Carter HartA back to the AHL to make room for some of their veterans. Of course, Harta€™s numbers would suggest that might be a mistake as he has won eight-straight games, which ties him for the NHL record for the most consecutive games won by a goalie under 21 years old (Jocelyn ThibaultA also had eight straight wins in 1995).

However,A Sportsneta€™s John Shannon reportsA that Flyers general managerA Chuck Fletcherconfirmed reports today that Hart has been told that hea€™s staying in Philadelphia for the rest of the season.

a€œYes most likely,a€ Fletcher said. a€œBut he will be eligible for AHL playoffs if we dona€™t make it in Philly.a€

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