The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have re-signed 6-2, 183-lb right wing Wayne Simmonds to a multi-year contract extension, according to General Manager Paul Holmgren.

“We are pleased to announce that we have agreed to a multi-year extension with Wayne Simmonds,” Holmgren said. “Wayne plays the game with courage and honor and we believe he will continue to be a very good winger for our organization.”

"I'm extremely happy to have this deal in place,” Simmonds said. “We're going to have a good team in Philly for a long time and I just wanted to be able to be a part of hopefully bringing a championship back to the Philly faithful."

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