Wild sign Marcus Foligno to three-year, $9.3M extension

Minnesota Wild left wing Marcus Foligno (17) celebrates defenseman Ryan Suter (2) after scoring a goal against the Winnipeg Jets. (Andy Clayton-King/AP)

The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Marcus Foligno to a three-year contract extension with an average annual value of $3.1 million. The contract will begin in the 2021-22 season.

The 29-year-old Foligno had a career-high 25 points in 59 games last season. Over a 565 game career with the Wild and Buffalo Sabres, he has 75 goals and 183 points.

The Wild acquired Foligno from the Sabres in a June 2017 trade. He was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.

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