(WXYZ) -- The Detroit Red Wings and forward Andreas Athanasiou have agreed to a two-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.
By getting a deal done on Thursday, the two sides avoid salary arbitration.
Andreas Athanasiou in process of signing a 2-year contract extension with the Red Wings, according to sources.
Believe it's $2.75 million + $250,000 signing bonus in 2018-19 and $3 million in 2019-20.
— John Matisz (@MatiszJohn) July 5, 2018
Athanasiou tallied 33 points (16 goals, 17 assists) in 71 games for Detroit during the 2017-18 season.