Pens re-sign Letang and Dupuis

Updated: July 3, 2013, 12:54 AM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins locked up another elite young player long term and kept a key player off the market Tuesday, agreeing to terms with defenseman Kris Letang and re-signing forward Pascal Dupuis.

A finalist for the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman, Letang received an eight-year, $58 million contract extension. He would have entered the final season of an existing contract that carried an annual salary-cap hit of $3.5 million. That will now jump to $7.25 beginning ...

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