The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Matt Dumba to a five-year contract extension worth $30 million.
The average annual salary of $6 million is now third most on the Wild, trailing only Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, who each signed 13-year, $98 million contracts with the Wild on July 4, 2012.
Here's a year-by-year breakdown of how much Dumba will make.
- 2018-19: $5.2 million
- 2019-20: $7.4 million
- 2020-21: $4.8 million
- 2021-22: $7.4 million
- 2022-23: $5.2 million
Dumba racked up 50 points (14 goals, 36 assists) last season and finished with a plus-15 rating while playing in all 82 games.
The Athletic's Michael Russo points out that Dumba became just the 15th defense since 2003 to record 50+ points during as a 23 year old.
Minnesota selected Dumba seventh overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Now all eyes turn to Jason Zucker, who has until July 28 to avoid arbitration.