The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Nick Schultz to a multiyear contract extension.
Terms were not announced.
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Schultz has two goals and 13 points in 55 games for the Flyers this season. He has already recorded his highest point total in a season since 2010-11, when he had 17 points
Schultz originally signed with the Flyers as a free agent on July 2, 2014. He previously played for Minnesota, Edmonton and Columbus. He split the 2013-14 season between the Oilers and Blue Jackets, posting five assists in 69 games.
He was drafted in the second round (33rd overall) by the Minnesota Wild in the team’s first-ever NHL Entry Draft in 2000. He appeared in 743 games for the Wild over ten seasons from 2001-2011 and remains the franchise’s career leader in games played. Schultz had 26 goals and 102 assists for 128 points with the Wild.