Philadelphia, PA, United States (4E Sports) – The Philadelphia Flyers announced Tuesday the signing of left wing Zac Rinaldo to a two-year extension deal.
Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reported that Rinaldo will be receiving an annual cap hit of $850,000.
Rinaldo shared with the Flyers official website that he is thrilled with his new contract, according to NHL.
“Philadelphia is where I started my NHL career and this is where I want to be so I am really happy,” he said.
Rinaldo also added, “This definitely gives me a lot of confidence by the Flyers showing that they have confidence in me. I know they want to see me get better as a player and this is the place to do it.”
The 24-year-old played in 67 games for the Flyers last season and had two goals, two assists and 153 penalty minutes.
In his 165 career games, Rinaldo has seven goals, 11 assists and 470 penalty minutes.
The Flyers picked Rinaldo 178th overall in the sixth round of the 2008 NHL Draft.