BOSTON - The Boston Bruins have signed forward Milan Lucic to a US$12.25-million, three-year contract extension.
The deal, which will pay $4 million in each of the first two years and $4.25 million the third, will keep Lucic in Boston through the 2012-13 season.
The 21-year-old winger set career highs last year with 17 goals and 25 assists. He also had 136 penalty minutes and a plus-17 rating. He had three goals and six assists with a team-leading plus-12 in 10 playoff games.