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SteelCityMom
06-29-2012, 08:15 AM
Crosby, Penguins agree on 12-year extension
Thursday, 06.28.2012 / 1:11 PM / News
By Dan Rosen - NHL.com Senior Writer

Sidney Crosby wanted to be a Penguin for life. Now he's got the contract that should get him closer to his goal.

Crosby and the Penguins have agreed to terms on a 12-year contract extension worth $104.4 million. The contract, which will go into effect starting with the 2013-14 season and will last until Crosby is 37 years old, comes with an average annual value of $8.7 million. That's the same AAV that Crosby has in his current contract, which expires after the 2012-13 season.

http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=636359

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His contract works out to $8.7 mill average...the same he makes now. Well below next seasons max of $14.03 mill. This extra money saved will certainly help in luring Parise over here. Well done Sid.

Fire Haley
06-29-2012, 11:47 AM
woo-hoo!

mo' money to spend

http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj132/chiefton349/Animated%20GIFs/Pens_Money.gif

TRH
06-29-2012, 12:52 PM
thats great news.
Crosby's being here is more than about "stats" and "titles". He's a face of the city and image. If he left, it would be a devastating blow to the city........maybe not on the level of a LeBron James/Cleveland type of thing, but not far away from it.

Fire Haley
06-29-2012, 06:21 PM
Go get Parise!

stb_steeler
06-30-2012, 12:38 PM
Lets hope he doesnt take anymore blows to the ole noggin, or its all for nuttin!

sluggermatt15
02-10-2013, 03:21 PM
Lets hope he doesnt take anymore blows to the ole noggin, or its all for nuttin!

We are thankful that Sid has not seen any setbacks in recent time concerning his injury. I am guessing the long break from hockey may have helped him out. Though it doesn't really help we are currently on a short season where the Penguins are playing about 4 games per week. I hope he hangs in there.

CrickRat23
03-15-2013, 09:15 PM
Sid is playing pretty good hockey at the midpoint of this season. Hope he continues to play at a high level and stays healthy, since Malkin continues to get banged up.