Marleau, Thornton sign extensions
The San Jose Sharks have made sure two core veterans won't be going anywhere this summer, signing Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton to three-year contract extensions Friday.
Both star forwards were slated to become unrestricted free agents July 1.
Marleau gets an average salary of $6.66 million, while Thornton, the team captain, will make $6.75 million per year, a source told ESPN.com.
"We really appreciate them helping us keep this group together and contributing ...
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