Thursday, August 16, 2012
Morning Links: Simmonds' new deal
By Sarah Goldstein
- The Flyers have agreed to a six-year extension with Wayne Simmonds worth an average value of around $4 million a season, according to TSN.
- Ken Hitchcock encouraged people to give of their time and not just their money when he spoke at a luncheon to benefit Sports Central, an organization that refurbishes used sporting equipment and then distributes them to needy kids, according to the Edmonton Journal.
- Former Red Wings defenseman Marcel Pronovost will be inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, according to the Detroit Free Press.