Found June 28, 2012 on The Sin Bin Sports Blog:
The Los Angeles Kings and Pittsburgh Penguins just got a little better for the next ten plus years. It was announced today that, the Kings have agreed to terms that will keep Conn Smythe winner, Jonathan Quick, in Los Angeles through the 2022-2023 season, and the Penguins have locked up former Olympic gold medalist, Sidney Crosby, through the 2024-2025 season.It is rumored that the deal will pay Quick around $50 million over the ten years, at about $7 million a year for the first several years, and drop towards the end of the contract in order to reduce the cap hit felt by the Kings. While the Penguins have agreed to terms with team captain, Crosby, on a 12-year contract extension worth more than $100 million. Quick and Crosby can not officially sign the deals until July 1st when the free agency opens, and the official figures of both contracts will be released around that time.But for now, fan bases in both Los Angeles and Pittsburgh are sure to be rejoicing.

Penguins, Crosby agree to new deal

Sid the Kid is sticking around. The Pittsburgh Penguins and superstar center Sidney Crosby have agreed to a 12-year contract extension Thursday that leaves little doubt Crosby has overcome the concussion-like symptoms that sidelined him for most of the last two seasons. The deal keeps the 24-year-old Crosby in Pittsburgh through 2025 and gives the team some room to play in the...

Report: Crosby, Pens agree to $100M deal

The Penguins are set to show their position on the persistent Sidney Crosby durability questions and do their talking with plenty of zeroes. TSN's Darren Dreger reported Thursday that Crosby and Penguins will announce a long-term extension with an average annual value of more than $9 million and a total value over $100 million. Crosby is not having any concussion-related...

Pittsburgh Penguins extend Sidney Crosby

                Sidney Crosby’s 24 years old. He’s about to add $100 million to his bank account. The Penguins captain is expected to sign a contract extension that would keep the superstar in Pittsburgh for what is reportedly the next 12 years, all for a cool $100 million dollars. Crosby will be entering the last year of a 5 year $43.5 million dollar contract signed...

Pittsburgh Penguins give Sidney Crosby $104 million deal

So Sidney Crosby is going to get Ilya Kovalchuk money? That only seems fair, despite Crosby's scary concussion history.The Pittsburgh Penguins are prepared to lock in Crosby with a $104.2 million extension over 12 years, with an annual salary cap hit of $9 million. So reports the folks at TSN. That deal comes on the heels of center Jordan Staal rejecting a 10-year, $60 million...

As the Penguins officially confirm contract, is there a secret meaning behind it.

The Penguins officially announced Crosby's new deal: #Pens and Sidney Crosby agree to terms on 12-year, $104.4 million contract extension — Pittsburgh Penguins (@pghpenguins) June 28, 2012     At first glance you wonder if that is allowed, but according to a few people in the know, it is more or less an agreement in principle so it is fine...

HockeyBuzz Wire: Today's Signings: Sid, Rask, Gill, Quick Sidney Crosby will get closer to being a Penguin for life Sunday. The Penguins announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with Crosby on a 12-year contract extension worth $104.4 million. According to the collective bargaining agreement, Crosby, 24, can't sign a new deal until the free agency period opens at noon ET on July 1 because he already is under contract...

Pittsburgh Penguins give Sidney Crosby $104.2 million

So Sidney Crosby is going to get Ilya Kovalchuk money? That only seems fair, despite Sid the Kid's scary concussion history.The Pittsburgh Penguins are prepared to lock in Crosby with a $104.2 million extension over 12 years, with an annual salary cap hit of $9 million. That deal, reported by TSN, came on the heels of Jordan Staal rejecting a 10-year, $60 million deal to stay...

Friday Musings: Wideman, Crosby, Schultz, and the cap

The musings are a day late today, but that’s only because all of the big news happened yesterday. Don’t blame us, blame everyone else for not making all this stuff happen before Thursday. I swear, everyone else is to blame, not us! So Sidney Crosby gets $104.4 million over 12 years. From a hockey standpoint, that is a very risky contract. Crosby has had significant concussion...

Expect Crosby Extension On Sunday

via Darren Dreger tweet, Expect the Penguins to announce Sidney Crosby’s contract extension on Sunday. Over $100 million dollars with an AAV of close to $9 mil per.

Jonathan Quick To Sign 10-Year Contract Extension With L.A.

According to L.A. Kings GM Dean Lombardi, the team has agreed to terms with Conn Smythe-winning goaltender Jonathan Quick for a 10-year contract extension. This is amazing news for the Kings, who have already set their sights on a repeat. It is apparent that Lombardi’s plan is to keep the team pretty much the same. Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser have both just been re-signed, leaving...

Malkin and Crosby both nominated for ESPYS

The ESPYS are coming up on July 11th and the city of Pittsburgh doesn’t have many nominated this year.  But a couple of Penguins were nominated in two different categories.  Evgeni Malkin was nominated for Best NHL Player.  His competition is Steven Stamkos, Henrik Lundqvist, Jonathan Quick and Claude Giroux (barf). Sidney Crosby was also nominated for Best Comeback Athlete...

The Money Starts Talking

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, As Holland says, the Red Wings can’t sell climate, anonymity, or a state-of-the-art facility to players. Their pitch revolves strictly around the hockey-playing experience. With Nicklas Lidstrom now retired, the Red Wings have the need, the will and the cash (roughly $20-million in available salary-cap space) to land one or both of Parise...
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