Dallas Stars defenceman Alex Goligoski (33) tangles with Minnesota Wild right wing Chuck Kobasew (12) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 10, 2011. The Stars reached a four-year, US$18.4-million contract extension with Goligoski on Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ann Heisenfelt
DALLAS - The Dallas Stars reached a four-year, US$18.4-million contract extension with defenceman Alex Goligoski on Monday.
The deal keeps Goligoski with Minnesota through the 2015-16 season.
The 26-year-old Goligoski is in his fourth NHL season and his second with the Stars. He leads the team with 22:34 minutes played per game.
He was acquired from Pittsburgh in February 2011. His current deal had been set to expire this summer.