Senators sign Turris to five-year extension

Wed, 29 Aug 20:24:00 2012

Canadian forward Kyle Turris has signed a five-year contract extension with the Ottawa Senators.

Phoenix Coyotes' Kyle Turris, left, is congratulated by Oliver Ekman-Larsson, of Sweden, after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the St. Louis Blues on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, - 0

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but media reports said the 23-year-old's contract is worth $17.5 million.

Turris, a first-round draft pick by the Phoenix Coyotes in 2007, was acquired by the Senators in a December 2011 trade and went on to registers a career-high 12 goals, 17 assists and 29 points for Ottawa last season.

Reuters / Eurosport

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