National Hockey League roundup

Wed Jul 9, 2014 8:18pm EDT
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(The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to terms with forwards Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane on eight-year contract extensions that run through the 2022-23 season, the team announced Wednesday.

Each contract is worth $84 million, reported. Toews and Kane previously agreed to matching five-year, $31.5 million extensions in 2009 that were to expire after this coming season.

The New Jersey Devils signed goaltender Cory Schneider to a multi year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

Terms of the contract were not released, but The (Bergen) Record reported Schneider's contract was for seven years at an average annual value of $6 million.

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed defenseman Will Weber to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Selected by the Blue Jackets in the second round (No. 53) of the 2007 draft, Weber, 25, has 10 points (three goals, seven assists), 182 penalty minutes and a plus-1 rating in 123 games with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.


Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) steals the puck from Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26) during the second period in game seven of the Western Conference Final of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. Jun 1, 2014; Chicago,USA;Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports