Predators give Tootoo two-year extension
Right wing Jordin Tootoo has signed a two-year, $2.5 million
extension with the Nashville Predators.
Tootoo will earn $1.15 million next season and $1.35 million
General manager David Poile said in a statement Friday that
Tootoo has developed on the ice and in the community since the
Predators drafted him in 2001. The 27-year-old has played in 330
NHL games with 71 points and a franchise-record 550 penalty
The 5-foot-9 wing was the 98th pick overall in the 2001 draft
and became the first player of Inuit descent to play in the NHL
when he debuted Oct. 9, 2003, against Anaheim.