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Another last-minute deal: Islanders lock up Martin for four years

Sep 15, 2012, 11:54 PM EST

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The New York Islanders signed defenseman Matt Martin to a four-year contract worth $4 million, according to ESPN-NY’s Katie Strang.

Much like last minute deals such as Evander Kane‘s six-year pact, the Isles locked up the restricted free agent just before the current CBA is set to expire.

Martin scored 14 points and collected 121 penalty minutes while averaging a bit more than 12 minutes of ice time in his 80 games with the Isles last season.

  1. sjsharks66 - Sep 16, 2012 at 12:01 AM

    What a slap in the face with all these signings. Sad today for hockey today. 3rd lockout begins now.

  2. manchestermiracle - Sep 16, 2012 at 2:18 PM

    With the lockout official does that mean it’s really a 3-year deal for $3 mil?

  3. withseidelinn - Sep 16, 2012 at 10:34 PM

    He’s a winger

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