Red Wings sign Michael Rasmussen to three-year extension

Detroit Red Wings center Michael Rasmussen (27) greets teammates after his empty-net goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Thursday, April 15, 2021, in Detroit. (Carlos Osorio/AP)

The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Michael Rasmussen to a three-year contract extension.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but PuckPedia reports the contract carries an average annual value of $1.46 million.

Rasmussen was a first-round pick, ninth overall, by the Red Wings in 2017. He has appeared in 102 NHL games over the past three seasons, scoring 11 goals and 30 points.

A big body who sees time on the power play, he had three goals and 12 points in 40 games last season.

July 22, 2021

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Michael Rasmussen
Centre
AGE: 22

SIGNED BY
Detroit Red Wings
LENGTH
3 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT
$1.46 million
TOTAL
$4.38 million

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