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Sami Salo Signed for 4 Years!

03/29/2007 at 8:46pm EDT
From my trusty little TSN text alert I was informed that Sami Salo has signed a 4 year contract with the Canucks. Looking at TSN online, I see the story is true.
The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Sami Salo to a four-year contract extension. In keeping with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.''We are pleased to have agreed to a long-term extension with Sami today,'' said Canucks Senior Vice-President and General Manager Dave Nonis. ''Sami is an elite defenceman who compliments our group very well. We are confident that he will continue to perform at the high level he has established for himself over the next four seasons.''
Fantastic. I'm almost giddy with this one... very pleased. See here for the Canucks Press Release.We'll find out terms of the deal shortly. Details like that should be leaking like broken dam in a couple hours, I figure...Update 6:00 pm PT: The Vancouver Sun speculates the same thing that Trini mentions in the comments - that it's likely to be worth $3.5 million a year, the same amount as Willie Mitchell's current contract.Now if we can just sign Brent Sopel...

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