Red Wings, forward Adam Erne settle on two-year, $4.2M deal

Detroit Red Wings left wing Adam Erne (73) shoots the puck past Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nick Holden (22). (Carlos Osorio/AP)

The Detroit Red Wings and forward Adam Erne have settled on a two-year deal, the club announced Sunday.

Per Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, Erne’s deal is worth $4.2 million.

Erne, 26, had filed for salary arbitration after the expiration of the one-year, $997,500 deal he signed with Detroit in 2020. He and the club were able to come to terms on a deal before the winger’s Aug. 21 arbitration date.

The New Haven, Conn., native has spent the past two years with the Red Wings after beginning his career with a trio of seasons in Tampa Bay. He’s amassed 25 points through 101 games wearing Red Wings colours, putting up 11 goals and 20 points in 45 games in 2020-21.

August 15, 2021

|

Adam Erne
Right Wing
AGE: 26

SIGNED BY
Detroit Red Wings
LENGTH
2 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT
$2.1 million
TOTAL
$4.2 million

When submitting content, please abide by our submission guidelines, and avoid posting profanity, personal attacks or harassment. Should you violate our submissions guidelines, we reserve the right to remove your comments and block your account. Sportsnet reserves the right to close a story’s comment section at any time.