San Jose Sharks sign D Brenden Dillon to five-year deal

Tuesday June 30th, 2015

The San Jose Sharks signed defenseman Brenden Dillon to a five-year contract, Dillon's agent confirmed to Pro Hockey Talk.

The financial details of Dillion's deal remained unconfirmed Monday, but the San Jose Mercury-News reported the contract is worth $16.35 million and holds an annual average value of $3.27 million.

Dillon made $1.25 million during the 2014–15 season that he split between the Sharks and the Dallas Stars

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The deal leaves the Sharks with four defensemen under contract for at least the next two seasons, and opens up the possibility of signing a fifth defenseman as well. 

The Stars traded Dillon to the Sharks in November for defenseman Jason Demers and a 2016 first-round draft pick. 

The third-year player appeared in 60 games for San Jose last season, scoring two goals and seven assists. He had one assist last season in 20 games with Dallas. 


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