Found February 22, 2012 on
This should speed the market up in terms of alleviating the big, Tuomo Ruutu-sized blockage preventing GMâ€™s from moving forwards until the first domino falls, per the Raleigh News & Observerâ€™s Chip Alexander:
Ruutu expected to re-sign with Canes today. Official word soon to come.
Ruutu expected to get four-year extension.
Does this mean the Bryan Allen contract extension watch begins later this evening?
TSNâ€™s bob McKenzie confirms:
As @ice_chip reported, CAR and Ruuttu do not have finalized deal but both sides seem certain itâ€™ll be done in hour(s). #TradeCentre #tsn.
Assuming no hiccups, Ruuttu expected to get a 4-year extension with a slight bump on the $3.8M heâ€™s currently earning. #TradeCentre #tsn
Ruutu, not Ruuttu, haste makes waste. Also, the $3.8M figure was his cap hit on the last deal. Heâ€™s receiving $4.4M.
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The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a four-year, $19 million contract extension with forward Tuomo Ruutu.
The deal will pay Ruutu $4 million next season and $5 million in each of the next three years in a deal that runs through the 2015-16 season. He would've been an unrestricted free agent after this season.
The 29-year-old Ruutu is second among Hurricanes skaters with...
Carolina Hurricanes center Tuomo Ruutu agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension worth $19 million on Wednesday.
A no-trade clause has been included in the first three years of the deal, according to the Raleigh News & Observer.
"Players like Tuomo are extremely difficult to replace, and it is very important for our franchise to keep him here long term," Hurricanes...
The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to a four-year, $19 million contract extension with forward Tuomo Ruutu. The deal will pay Ruutu $4 million next season and $5 million in each of the next three years in a deal that runs through the 2015-16 season. He would've been an unrestricted free agent after this season.
Carolina Hurricanes forward Tuomo Ruutu has agreed to a four-year extension, taking him off the trade market.
The Carolina Hurricanes agreed to terms with forward Tuomo Ruutu on a four-year contract extension on Wednesday.
The options for the Bruins to acquire the offensive help they seek before Monday's trade deadline are dwindling. Wednesday witnessed the removal of two potential trade targets, with Columbus dealing Antoine Vermette to Phoenix and Carolina re-signing Tuomo Ruutu to a four-year extension. The Vermette deal could further limit Boston's options, as it could signal that the Coyotes...
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