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Flyers sign leading-scorer Richards to 12-year extension

Updated: December 13, 2007, 8:35 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers signed scoring leader Mike Richards to a 12-year contract extension Thursday.

While the team didn't disclose financial terms, The Canadian Press reported the deal was for $69 million.

The 22-year-old forward has a career-high 14 goals this season and also has 20 assists. He's third in the NHL with three short-handed goals.

Richards' new contract will start next season and run through the 2019-20 season. The team announced ...

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