Jonas Brodin signs six-year extension with Wild for reported $25M

Sunday October 12th, 2014

The Minnesota Wild  have announced a six-year extension with defenseman Jonas Brodin. The deal is worth $25 million, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. 

Brodin, the Wild's first-round draft pick out of Sweden in 2011, is in his third season with the team. When he joined Minnesota as a 19-year-old, he was the youngest defenseman in the NHL and led all rookies in average ice time (23 minutes, 12 seconds) in 2013. 

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He has 10 goals and 21 assists in 126 career games. 

The Wild beat the Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday and play the Ducks in Anaheim on Oct. 17.

- Marc Weinreich 

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