Ruutu And Hurricanes Agree To Contract Extension

Carolina Hurricanes/NHL(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu has agreed to a four-year, $19 million contract extension with the club.

Under the new deal, which runs through the 2015-16 season, the 29-year-old Ruutu will earn $4 million next year and $5 million the following three seasons.

Ruutu has 17 goals and 13 assists on the season. The Hurricanes acquired the former first-round pick from the Chicago Blackhawks on February 26th, 2008, in exchange for Andrew Ladd.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.