This just in, the Toronto Maple Leafs have re-signed pending free agent forward Wayne Simmonds to a two year contract extension worth $1.8 million.
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From the Leafs' official press release announcement:
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed forward Wayne Simmonds to a two-year contract extension. The average annual value of the contract is worth $900,000.
Simmonds, 32, skated in 38 regular season games with the Maple Leafs during the 2020-21 season, recording nine points (seven goals, two assists). He recorded an assist in seven playoff games. The Scarborough native has registered 508 points (258 goals, 250 assists) in 947 regular season games and 22 points (eight goals, 14 assists) in 51 playoff games between the Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers, Nashville Predators and Toronto Maple Leafs. He skated in the NHL All-Star Game in 2017.
Internationally, Simmonds has represented Canada at the IIHF World Championships on two occasions (2013, 2017) and the IIHF World Junior Championships in 2008.
Simmonds was originally selected by Los Angeles in the second round (61st overall) of the 2007 NHL Draft.
Source: Toronto Maple Leafs · Photo Credit: Zuma Press