Wild give backup goalie Stalock three-year contract extension

Minnesota Wild goalie Alex Stalock (32) blocks a shot by Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Connor Brown (28) as Minnesota Wild defenseman Mike Reilly (4) watches during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (Hannah Foslien/AP)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild and backup goalie Alex Stalock have agreed to terms on a three-year, $2.355-million contract extension.

The deal, announced Tuesday, carries an annual average value of $785,000 against the salary cap over the 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. The 31-year-old Stalock is in his third season with the Wild, with a 2.92 goals-against average and .894 save percentage over 14 appearances. He has made 10 starts in relief of All-Star Devan Dubnyk.

Stalock played at South St. Paul High School, just five miles from the Wild’s home arena, and in college for Minnesota-Duluth before beginning his NHL career with San Jose. Stalock, who played in a career-high 28 games last season, is 41-35-11 in 106 career NHL games.

January 29, 2019

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Alex Stalock
Goaltender
AGE: 34

SIGNED BY
Minnesota Wild
LENGTH
3 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT
$785,000
TOTAL
$2.355 million

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