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An Eight-Year Deal For Marc-Edouard Vlasic In San Jose And Six Years For Martin Jones

added 12:54pm, San Jose releases below...

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (@Vlasic44) to a eight-year contract extension. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We're thrilled we could get this extension done early and ensure one of the League's top defensemen will remain in San Jose for the long term," said Wilson. "Both Marc-Edouard and Hasso Plattner stepped forward and committed to get this deal done now, and this helps solidify our blueline for years to come. Marc-Edouard has been an integral part of this team, both on and off the ice, and we are excited to have him in San Jose for at least the next eight years."

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed goaltender Martin Jones to a six-year contract extension. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"We're very happy we could get this extension done with Martin and feel that he is just beginning to hit his peak in terms of growth and prime playing seasons," said Wilson. "He has proven that he is more than capable of excelling in high-pressure situations and big games, and we feel he has become one of the top goaltenders in the League. He is a calming influence in net for our team and we're excited to have him in net for us for the foreseeable future."

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The Meal's avatar

Vlasic for 8 years starting at age 30?  OUCH.  Great player, but this is a team killer contract.

Posted by The Meal from Firestone, CO on 07/01/17 at 12:48 PM ET

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