Flyers make it official with Simmonds

9:37 AM, Aug 16, 2012   |    comments
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Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Flyers have signed right wing Wayne Simmonds to a multi-year contract extension.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but TSN of Canada on Wednesday reported it to be a six-year pact worth around $4 million per season.

Simmonds scored a career-high 28 goals, including 11 on the power play, last season and tallied 21 assists in his first year with the Flyers. He joined the team as a part of a trade with the Los Angeles Kings.

In four seasons with the Kings and Flyers, Simmonds has recorded 67 goals and 142 points in 322 games.

Simmonds, who turns 24 on Aug. 26, had one year remaining on his current deal, worth $1.75 million.

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