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Flyers sign D Coburn to four-year, $18 million extension

TSN.ca Staff

11/9/2011 11:24:21 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenceman Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension on Wednesday.

This season, Coburn has three assists in 14 games this season with a plus-1 rating.

The Saskatchewan native was originally drafted eighth overall by the Atltanta Thrashers in 2003.

During the 2006-07 season, he was traded to the Flyers for Alexei Zhitnik.

In parts of six seasons in Philadelphia, the 26-year-old Coburn has 26 goals and 99 points.

He was in the second year of a two-year deal.