Tuomo Ruutu agrees to extension
Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu has agreed to a four-year extension, taking him off the trade market.
The deal is worth $19 million, and includes a no-trade clause the first three years.
The 29-year-old Ruutu, who came up as a trade possibility in recent weeks, would have been an unrestricted free agent July 1.
"He's an important player to our team and he's the type of player who, long-term, would take a long time to replace," Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford ...
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