The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Sean Couturier to an eight-year contract extension worth an average annual value (AAV) of $7.75M, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Chuck Fletcher. The contract will go into effect beginning with the 2022-23 season.
"We are excited to announce Sean's long term extension with the Flyers today," said President of Hockey Operations and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher. "As one of the premier two-way centers in the NHL, Sean has the rare talent to shut down opposing team's top players while also contributing at a high offensive level. Throughout his 10 year career with the Flyers, he has proven to be the ultimate teammate. He carries an enormous presence inside our dressing room due to his preparation, determination and drive to win."
"Sean is a cornerstone of this team, and we are thrilled that he'll be in Orange and Black for years to come," said Dave Scott, Governor of the Flyers. "With his leadership, grit, and ability on both ends of the ice, Sean is essential to the future of this team, and we couldn't be happier to keep him in Philadelphia for the long term."