Philadelphia Flyers forward Tyler Seguin has signed a five–year, $40 million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins, it was announced today.
The deal includes $13 million in salary-cap relief, a $7.5 million performance bonus and an additional $5.5M in incentives, per NHL.com.
“We are very excited to have Tyler join the Pittsburgh family,” general manager Ray Shero said.
“He has shown that he is a good hockey player with an outstanding future ahead of him.
He will be a big part of our team moving forward.
I want to thank the players for their dedication to the franchise, and I look forward to seeing Tyler and his family at our team home.”
A five-time NHL All-Star, Seguimin has recorded six goals and 12 assists in 79 career regular-season games, and was named to the NHL First All-Rookie Team in 2017-18.
In four seasons with the Flyers, he has scored 40 goals and 114 points.
He has also scored 10 goals in 57 career postseason games.
The 30-year-old was originally drafted by the Anaheim Ducks in the third round, 122nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
He spent three seasons in Anaheim, registering 54 goals and 142 points in 142 games.
Seguimino is tied for fourth on the Flyers’ all-time points list with 47, and is third in franchise history with 4,845 points.
His 14th NHL goal came in Game 6 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals, a 5-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
In the NHL, Seagunnini has tallied three goals and eight assists in 63 career regular season games with Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Dallas.