Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed LW Matthew Strome, the club’s Fourth Round Pick (106th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, to an entry-level contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
A 19-year-old native of Mississauga, Ont., Strome leads the Hamilton Bulldogs with 37 goals and ranks third on the team in overall scoring with 68 points (37-31–68) over 64 games.
The 6-foot-3, 201Ib. left-winger has helped the Bulldogs climb to the top of the Eastern Conference standings with a 42-18-3-3 record for 90 points this season.
Currently in his third season with Hamilton, Strome has career marks of 87 goals and 81 assists for 168 points in 191 regular season games.
Strome comes from a hockey family with brothers Ryan (Edmonton Oilers) and Dylan (Arizona Coyotes) drafted and in the NHL. In his rookie season, the youngest Strome brother scored more goals than both Ryan and Dylan during their first OHL campaigns.
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