Posted July 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
Gettyimage.ashx_url_http_3a_2f_2fcache.gettyimages.com_2fxc_2f91504841.jpg_3fv_3d1_26c_3dewsasset_26k_3d2_26d_3d77bfba49ef878921cc759df4ebac47d0018eb0b232f46ed6fdc9076609492ea946e8dd7bdee1a387
The Tampa Bay Lightning have given right wing Teddy Purcell a three-year contract extension worth $13.5 million that runs through the 2015-16 season. Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the signing Tuesday on the team's website. Purcell had a career year last season, with 26 goals and 41 assists. He played on the Lightning's top line for much of the season. The 26-year-old led the Lightning with a plus-9 rating. Tampa Bay acquired Purcell from Los Angeles on March 3, 2010, for center Jeff Halpern and a 2010 third-round draft pick.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Tampa Bay Extends Teddy Purcell

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed right wing Teddy Purcell to a three-year contract extension, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. The contract runs from 2013-14 to 2015-16. Purcell, 26, skated in 81 games last season with the Lightning, recording 24 goals and 65 points to go along with 16 penalty minutes. He set career highs in goals...

Lightning, Purcell agree to 3-year extension

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have given right wing Teddy Purcell a three-year contract extension worth 13.5 million that runs through the 2015-16 season. Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the signing Tuesday on the team's website. Purcell had a career year last season, with 26 goals and 41 assists. He played on the Lightning's top line for...

Lightning give Purcell an extension, acquire Crombeen

Right wing Teddy Purcell, who had career highs in goals and assists last season, agreed to a three-year, $13.5 million contract extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning. "When they show that trust and faith in you, you want to show them they made the right decision," Purcell told the Tampa Bay Times. "It makes you that much more hungry." Purcell's two-year...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.