The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed defenseman Reece Willcox to a two-year, two-way contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
Below are news & notes on Willcox career:
REECE WILLCOX (D)
DRAFTED: 2012 (5th Round, 141st Overall) - Philadelphia Flyers
AGE: 26 (3-20-1994)
BORN: Surrey, British Columbia
VITALS: 6'3", 207 pounds
* Willcox recently completed his third pro season with the Flyers organization after he completed a four-year career at Cornell University.
* He recorded a career-best 15 points (3g-12a) and a +2 in 57 regular season games with the Phantoms this past season.
* He appeared in all 13 Calder Cup Playoff games, recording one assist, and ranked second on the team with a plus-minus rating of +5.
* In parts of three seasons, including two full seasons with the Phantoms, he has posted 25 points (7g-18a) in 111 regular season games.
* In his four-year career at Cornell, Willcox served as captain of the Big Red in his senior season and posted 29 points (5g-24a), along with 30 penalty minutes, in 120 career games.
* Willcox was the Flyers Fifth Round pick (141st overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.