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Sharks Re-Sign Vlasic

SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic to a five-year contract extension.  Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Vlasic, 25, finished third on the team, first among defensemen, with a +11 rating.  He has been a double-digit plus player in five out of his six season in the League.  He also led the team and was T-12th in the League with 171 blocked shots, including a franchise-record eight blocks on Dec. 23 vs. Los Angeles.  He was named the NHL Second Star of the Week for Nov. 14-20 when his tallied seven points (1-6=7) and a +7 in three games, including a career-high four-point, +5 game on Nov. 17 vs. Detroit.

In six seasons with San Jose, he has appeared in 471 regular season games where he has posted 133 points (22-111=133).  In franchise history, he ranks 11th in games played and his +62 career plus/minus rating is second.  Named to the 2006-07 NHL All-Rookie Team, Vlasic’s 471 career regular season games rank second among all players selected in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

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Reports are $21M over 5 years.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/11/12 at 06:52 PM ET



Posted by nosferatu from Albany, NY on 07/11/12 at 08:20 PM ET

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