Listen in on Brayden Schenn's conference call with reporters on his four-year contract
The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have agreed to terms on a four-year contract with forward Brayden Schenn, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
Schenn is coming off a career year in 2015-16, his fifth season with the Flyers, where he recorded new career-highs in nearly every offensive categories: goals (26), assists (33) and points (59) in 80 regular season games.
He tied for the team lead in game-winning goals with five, while his 26 goals finished second and 59 points ranked third overall on the team. In addition, he led all Flyers in scoring since Jan. 1 with 44 points (19g-25a) in 44 games, which also tied for sixth among all NHL players.
Over parts of seven seasons in the NHL, Schenn has recorded 191 points (84g-109a) in 354 games with the Kings and Flyers, and has appeared in 291 out of a possible 294 regular season games over the last four seasons with the Flyers. He has posted all 84 of his goals and 189 of his 191 points while playing with the Flyers over the last five seasons.
Schenn was acquired by the Flyers from the Los Angeles Kings on June 23, 2011 along with Wayne Simmonds and the Kings’ 2nd round pick in 2012 for Mike Richards and the rights to Rob Bordson.
He was originally drafted by the Kings in the first round (5th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.