Pavel Datsyuk gets 3-year extension
DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings accomplished their No. 1 goal of this offseason by agreeing to a new deal with Pavel Datsyuk.
Datsyuk and the Red Wings agreed on a three-year contract Tuesday, two days before his 35th birthday, to keep the Russian superstar with the franchise through the 2016-17 season. The extension is worth $22.5 million total, with a cap hit of $7.5 million annually, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.
"We're obviously thrilled to extend the contract of the ...
Read full story