The Flyers signed goaltender Samuel Ersson to a three-year entry-level contract, Chuck Fletcher, the team’s general manager and president of hockey operations, announced Thursday. The deal is reported to be for $2.775 million.

Ersson, 21, was selected by the Flyers in the fifth round, 143rd overall, in the 2018 NHL entry draft. The 6-foot-2, 176-pound native of Falun, Sweden, spent the 2020-21 season with Brynas IF of the Swedish Hockey League. He ended 16-26 with a 2.96 goals-against average, .910 save percentage, and three shutouts in 42 regular-season games.

In five playoff games, he was 4-1 with a 1.30 GAA and .949 save percentage. He also played one game for Sweden at the 2021 World Championships.

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“He’s steadily progressed since his draft year and has had success in junior, the SHL, and at the international level,” assistant general manager Brent Flahr said in a statement.