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Wild re-sign D Scandella: Two years, $2.05 million

Jun 17, 2013, 5:17 PM EDT

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Minnesota re-upped with defenseman Marco Scandella on a two-year deal, the club announced Monday.

According to RDS’ Renaud Lavoie, the deal is for $2.05 million with an average annual cap hit of $1.025 million per season.

Scandella, 23, only appeared in six games for the Wild last year after posting career-highs in games (63), goals (three), assists (nine), points (12) and TOI per game (21:47) in 2011-12.

He spent the majority of 2013 with AHL Houston, but did work his way back into the Minnesota lineup for the playoffs — and acquitted himself quite well.

Scandella led all Wild defensemen in playoff scoring (granted, it was with two points) and finished fourth in time on ice per game, at 18:01.

Should be noted that Scandella struggled with a groin injury in the early part of the season, which played a part in him falling out of the Wild’s defensive rotation.

He was the club’s second-round (55th) overall pick at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

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