Detroit Red Wings sign defenseman Danny DeKeyser to six-year contract

Posted: 10:28 AM, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-26 21:30:49-04

The Detroit Red Wings have locked up a defenseman for the long-haul as the team signed Danny DeKeyser to a six-year contract.

General Manager Ken Holland tells the Detroit Free Press the deal is with $30 million, averaging $5 million each year.

The 26-year-old defenseman has spent four seasons with the Red Wings.

In 78 games last season, DeKeyser scored eight goals, added 12 assists and was a plus-2.