National Hockey League roundup

Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:16pm EDT
 
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(The Sports Xchange) - The Columbus Blue Jackets signed center Brandon Dubinsky to a six-year contract extension on Friday.

According to the Columbus Dispatch, the deal is worth $35.1 million through the 2020-21 season. That is an average of $5.85 million per season.

Dubinsky still has one year remaining on a four-year contract he signed with the New York Rangers that pays him $4.65 million for this season.

The 28-year-old has 18 goals and 52 assists in 105 games since he was acquired from the Rangers two seasons ago.

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed free agent forward Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract.

Tampa Bay also re-signed forward Richard Panik and signed forward Philippe Paradis. Each received a one-year, two-way contract.

Morrow had 13 goals and 25 points in 71 games with the St. Louis Blues last season.

Panik had three goals and 13 points in 50 games with Tampa Bay last season.   Continued...

 
Columbus Blue Jackets center Brandon Dubinsky (17) controls the puck against Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) in game six of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nationwide Arena. April 28, 2014; Columbus, OH, USA; Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports