Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland today announced that forward Brendan Shanahan has exercised his option on a one-year contract for the 2005-06 season.
Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
This will be Shanahan's ninth season with Detroit and 17th in the National Hockey League.
Shanahan, 36, is a 6'-3", 220 lbs. native of Mimico, Ontario who shoots right. He was originally acquired by Detroit from the Hartford Whalers October 9, 1996 along with Brian Glynn in exchange for Keith Primeau, Paul Coffey and a first round pick in the 1997 Entry Draft (Nikos Tselios).