Defenseman Brian Dumoulin agrees to 6-year understanding with Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins have sealed adult one of their immature defensemen, similar to a understanding with Brian Dumoulin on a six-year, $24.6 million agreement to equivocate arbitration.

Dumoulin, 25, has played in all 49 of a Penguins’ playoff games a past dual seasons, assisting Pittsburgh win back-to-back Stanley Cups.

He had 6 points (one goal, 5 assists) this postseason and averaged 21.59 mins of ice time, a many of any Penguins actor in a playoffs. His plus-9 in a postseason was best among a Penguins’ defensemen.

Dumoulin was a second-round collect of a Hurricanes in 2009 though was traded to Pittsburgh along with Brandon Sutter and a first-round collect for Jordan Staal in Jun 2012.

According to, a Penguins now have $6.28 million in projected top space, though they still have to pointer limited giveaway representative Conor Sheary. The 25-year-old brazen had 23 goals and 53 points final season, mostly skating on Sidney Crosby‘s line. But Sheary’s prolongation fell in a postseason.

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