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It’s official -- Simmonds signs six-year extension with Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26: Wayne Simmonds #17 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates in warmups prior to the game against the New York Rangers while wearing his Winter Classis knit hat at Madison Square Garden on November 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Getty Images is reporting Wayne Simmonds’ contract extension with the Philadelphia Flyers is worth $23.04 million over six years (cap hit $3.84 million).

TSN’s Bob McKenzie first reported the extension Wednesday and the Flyers made it official today.

Simmonds, 23, has one year left on his current deal. The extension makes him Philly property through 2018-19.

Of note, Andy Strickland of says the Simmonds’ deal is worth $23.875 million over six years.

Update: has comments from Simmonds.