Marc Weinreich
Tuesday June 3rd, 2014

Marek Zidlicky is still among the top offensive defenseman despite being 37. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Marek Zidlicky is still among the top offensive defenseman despite being 37. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Defenseman Marek Zidlicky and the New Jersey Devils agreed to a contract extension on Tuesday, team president Lou Lamoriello announced. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is reportedly for one year, $4 million.

The 37-year-old, who would've become an unrestricted free agent this summer, led all defenseman on the team in goals (12) and points (42) this past season. He also finished fifth on the team in scoring and had a team-high, eight power-play goals.

Zidlicky ranks 12th among defenseman in games played since he first came into the NHL in 2003-04. He's also 15th in goals among defenseman, tied for ninth in assists, 11th in points and has 53 power-play goals, which is tied for fourth in the league.

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