Detroit Red Wings sign Anthony Mantha to 2-year contract
Posted: 5:54 PM, Jul 11, 2018
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<p>BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 29: Anthony Mantha #39 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second period goal with Joe Hicketts #2 and Martin Frk #42 during an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres on March 29, 2018 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)</p>
The Detroit Red Wings announced they have signed forward Anthony Mantha to a 2-year contract. The move comes just a week after signing forward Andreas Athanasiou to another 2-year deal.
Mantha, 23, played in 80 games last season, his first full season with the Red Wings. He had a team-high 24 goals and added 24 assists for 48 points, putting him third on the team in points last season.
The 6-foot-5 right winger had 10 games last season where he had multiple points, including four three-point games and a four-point game against the Boston Bruins on March 6.
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