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Report: Red Wings, Datsyuk close to multi-year extension

TSN.ca Staff

6/18/2013 1:21:30 AM

The Detroit Red Wings are reportedly very close to a contract extension with star forward Pavel Datsyuk.

MLive.com first reported the sides are close to a new deal and TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie added he is hearing it will be for three years.

Datsyuk has one year left on a seven-year, $46.9 million contract.

The 34-year-old has spent his entire NHL career with the Red Wings, recording 15 goals and 49 points in 47 games this season.

In 779 career NHL games, the three-time Selke Trophy winner has 255 goals and 767 points. He has won two Stanley Cups with the Red Wings.