Found August 16, 2012 on
Well hell, as Ed Snider’s gonna ask for a quarter of a it back, per TSN:
The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Wayne Simmonds have agreed to a six-year contract extension.
The deal is believed to have an annual average value of around $4 million per season.
The 23-year-old scored a career-high 28 goals to go with 21 assists while playing in all 82 games in his first season with the Flyers. He was traded to Philadelphia from the Los Angeles Kings along with Brayden Schenn last June, 2011 as part of the Mike Richards deal.
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After bringing grit and scoring punch in his first season in Philadelphia, the Flyers rewarded forward Wayne Simmonds with a six-year contract extension on Thursday.
Simmonds was an instant fan favorite after coming over from the Los Angeles Kings in a trade for Mike Richards.
The 23-year-old Simmonds had career highs with 28 goals and 49 points.
''I don't feel pressure...
The Philadelphia Flyers’ extended Wayne Simmonds’ contract for 6 more years. Simmonds set career highs in goals and points in his first season with the team.
As the threat of an NHL lockout becomes more and more likely by the day, the Flyers locked up one of their more recent additions for quite a long time.
Wayne Simmonds came to Philadelphia as part of the Mike Richards trade...
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By Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose)
Bob McKenzie of TSN announced Wednesday evening that right winger Wayne Simmonds has signed a six-year extension with the Flyers with an average cap hit of around $4 million per year. Specific financial terms of the agreement have yet to be confirmed.
Simmonds was traded by the Los Angeles Kings along with forward...
Right wing Wayne Simmonds signed a six-year contract extension worth $23.82 million with the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, according to the team website. Simmonds had said he would play out this final year of his contract this season, and focus on contract negotiations after the season. But apparently things changed. "I thought I had a pretty productive season last year...
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds has agreed to a contract extension.
The extension is for 6 years, details to follow. Here is Bob's tweet:
How bizarre is the NHL? And better yet, how bizarre is the Philadelphia Flyers franchise?
With the owners and players staring at each other across the table like Cobb and Saito, the Flyers decide to sign Wayne Simmonds to a 6-year, $24-million deal.
A couple of observations
Wayne Simmonds sucks balls. He's had maybe 7 good games his entire life.
If you're a Flyers fan today, your emotions runt the board from excitement to dejection.
On one hand, you love that Wayne Simmonds, a guy who wears his heart on his sweater every night, got a 6-year contract extension from the Flyers.
At the same time, you realize you might not see him this season. There could be a lockout.
There's not a lot of great news to report...
Do you think the NHL will be locked out this season?
No, I don’t think the NHL will be locked out for an entire season. I think the worst case scenario is we might lose a few games, but I highly doubt we have another 04-05 on our hands. The current CBA doesn’t need a complete overhaul as it did 8 years ago. It just needs some refining due to the new economic realities in this...