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Scottie Do: Flyers give Hartnell multi-year extension

Another domino falls in the Flyers’ direction. Following on the heels of Wayne Simmonds’ six-year contract extension, Scott Hartnell has been signed to a six-year contract extension on Monday. Tim Panaccio reports the contract is for $28.5 million over the six years, which results in a cap hit of only $4.75 million; a very modest raise over his current $4.2 million cap hit. “We are pleased to announce that we have agreed with Scott on a multi-year extension,” said Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. “Scott has been a very good player for us over the last five seasons and we look …

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Grossmann rewarded with contract extension

It took exactly 49 days from the time Paul Holmgren pried Nick Grossman(n) away from the Dallas Stars until he proved himself worthy enough to be considered part of the Philadelphia Flyers for the long term. That’s why it certainly is a Good Friday for the 27-year-old Swedish defenseman, who was able to agree to terms on a multi-year contract extension this afternoon. Multiple reports state it’s a four-year pact valued at $14 million. Acquired on February 16, the man listed at 6-foot-3, 227-pounds but who plays much bigger has been a stabilizing influence on a corps rocked by Chris …