Report: Kris Letang, Penguins close to an agreement
The Penguins and defenseman Kris Letang are close to a new eight-year contract extension.
According to Lavoie, the two sides have made progress on a deal and while there are still some minor details to work out it's close to being finalized. The deal could be worth as much as $58 million over eight years and include a partial no-trade clause that would include 15 teams.
Letang is entering the final year of his contract that pays him $3.5 million.
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