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UNIONDALE, NY, January 5, 2010 – The New York Islanders announced today that defenseman Milan Jurcina has agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension.
Jurcina, 27, has four points (two goals, two assists) in 19 games with the Islanders this season, while leading the team with a +1 rating. This season, the Islanders are 11-5-3 with Jurcina in the lineup.
“Milan has brought solid defensive play and size to our defense this season,” Islanders General Manager, Garth Snow said. “We’re excited to have him return to our lineup next year to help solidify our defense unit.”
via Bob McKenzie tweet,
Milan Jurcina back to Washington
per Bob McKenzie’s Twitter,
Washington has traded Milan Jurcina to Columbus. Details to follow.
update 3:50pm, via Elliotte Friedman’s Twitter,
Full trade is Clark and Jurcina for Chimera. Wow.
added 4:05pm, Washington Capitals press release of the trade is below…
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenseman Milan Jurcina and forward Chris Clark from the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Jason Chimera, club General Manager Scott Howson announced today. The transaction is pending the completion of player physicals.
“We are pleased to add Chris Clark and Milan Jurcina to our hockey club. Both are veteran players who we believe will contribute significantly to our team,” said Howson. “We’d also like to thank Jason Chimera for his contributions to the Blue Jackets organization both on and off the ice over the past four-plus seasons.”
– The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Milan Jurcina to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Jurcina, 26, appeared in a career-high 79 games for the Capitals in 2008-09 and led defensemen in games played. He had three goals and set career highs in assists (11) and points (14), and the team was 10-3-0 when he recorded a point. Jurcina was first on the club with 131 blocked shots and second with 157 hits. He added two goals in 14 playoff games and was third on the team at +6.