Hawks to announce deals for trio

Updated: December 2, 2009, 10:52 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com news services

The Chicago Blackhawks will announce that young stars Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Duncan Keith have agreed to contract extensions during a news conference on Thursday, a source told ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers on Wednesday.

A source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun that forwards Kane and Toews will each receive five-year deals for $31.5 million and a $6.3 million average salary. Keith, a defenseman, gets a 13-year, $72 million contract that averages $5.54 million per season.

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