The Philadelphia Flyers announced they have re-signed defenseman Travis Sanheim to a two-year contract extension worth an average annual value (AAV) of $3.25 million, according to Executive Vice President & General Manager Chuck Fletcher.
"We are very pleased with the progress Travis has made in his young career," said Fletcher. "He is a skilled, two-way defenseman with excellent size and mobility. He is a big part of our present and our future."
SANHEIM: "I'm obviously really excited. It's a big step in my career. I'm looking forward to another two years with the Flyers. I'm really excited with the way the team's moving forward and the moves we've made this summer."
Below are notes from Sanheim & his career with the organization:
TRAVIS SANHEIM (SAN-highm)
DRAFTED: 2014 - 1st Round (17th overall) by Flyers
AGE: 23 (3-29-1996)
BORN: Elkhorn, Manitoba
VITALS: 6'3", 181 pounds