The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Danny DeKeyser to a two-year deal.
The Red Wings didn't disclose the financial details of the contract, but Aaron Ward of TSN reports the deal is worth a total of $4.375 million. He also reports the contract includes a $500,000 signing bonus.
The 24-year-old scored four goals and 19 assists in 65 games last season, which was his first full season in the NHL.
In March 2013, the Red Wings signed free agent DeKeyser to a two-year deal. The defenseman played at Western Michigan University for three years.
DeKeyser led all Red Wings defensemen with a 10 plus/minus rating, which ranked him fourth overall on the team. DeKeyser also finished second on the Red Wings with 116 blocked shots, which placed him third among NHL rookies.
- Sarah Barshop