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NHL notebook: Bruins re-sign star Lucic

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By The Associated Press
Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 

The Boston Bruins beat the lockout deadline and signed forward Milan Lucic to a three-year contract extension Saturday that will pay him $6 million a year and make him the highest-paid forward on the team.

Lucic, a second-round choice in 2006, was a key part of Boston's 2011 Stanley Cup victory over the Canucks. He had five goals and seven assists in that championship run.

Last year, as Boston won the Northeast Division, Lucic had 26 goals and 61 points.

Sabres re-sign Ennis

The Sabres re-signed Tyler Ennis to a two-year contract worth $5.625 million, according to a person familiar with the deal.

Around the league

The Nashville Predators signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a five-year, $14.5 million contract. ... The Anaheim Ducks signed defenseman Cam Fowler to a five-year contract extension through 2017-18.

 

 
 


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