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Wild sign Veilleux to two-year, two-way contract extension

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TSN.ca Staff
6/12/2013 6:41:06 PM
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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed forward Stephane Veilleux to a two-year contract extension.

According to Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the two-way deal will pay Veilleux a total of $1.175 million over the next two seasons.

The 31-year-old appeared in two playoff games for the Wild in 2012-13 after spending the majority of the season with the American Hockey League's Houston Aeros. In 33 games with Houston, Veilleux scored three goals and five assists.

Veilleux has appeared in 460 career NHL games with the Wild, Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils, scoring 46 goals and adding 55 assists.

He was originally selected by the Wild in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

Stephane Veilleux (Photo: Harry How/Getty Images)

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(Photo: Harry How/Getty Images)
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