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Penguins' Vitale signs 2-year extension

Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
 

The Penguins have signed forward Joe Vitale to a two-year, $1.1 million contract extension.

Vitale, 26, leads the Penguins with a 55.9 percent success rate on faceoffs and is fourth among forwards with 24 blocked shots. He also is a key member of the team's penalty-kill unit that is fourth in the NHL at 87.4 percent. He has scored three goals and seven assists this season.

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