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Wayne Simmonds, acquired from the Kings in Richards deal, signs deal with Flyers

PHILADELPHIA – The Flyers on Thursday agreed to terms with right wing Wayne Simmonds on a multi-year contract extension.

Simmonds, 22, was acquired from Los Angeles on June 23, along with centre Brayden Schenn and a draft pick, in exchange for centre Mike Richards. In 80 games with the Kings last season, he had 14 goals and 30 points.

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Simmonds, a Los Angeles second-round draft pick in 2007, appeared in 240 games for the Kings over three seasons. He has career totals of 39 goals, 93 points and 264 penalties in minutes.