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Isles give Colin McDonald two-year contract extension

Mar 15, 2013, 6:21 PM EDT

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The New York Islanders have signed forward Colin McDonald to a two-year contract extension, the club announced today.

According to Newsday’s Arthur Staple, it’s a one-way deal that will pay McDonald $600,000 next season and $675,000 in 2014-15.

McDonald was a pending unrestricted free agent. The 28-year-old has managed four goals and six assists in 24 games despite averaging just 10:21 of ice time.

McDonald was drafted 51st overall by Edmonton in 2003 and has spent most of his pro career in the AHL.

  1. bcisleman - Mar 15, 2013 at 6:29 PM

    Colin has turned into a very capable bottom 6 grinder with a scoring touch and a knack for getting under opposing players’ skins. Well deserved!

  2. multiplemiggs - Mar 15, 2013 at 6:50 PM

    Nice job, got him on the cheap. Not too worried about his goal scoring couple of those were empty netters. Love how he has a PP goal though!

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