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Wayne Simmonds signs extension

Updated: August 16, 2012, 3:34 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- 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, but obviously I'm going to go out there, and I work as hard as I can every day whether it's ...

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