New Jersey Devils sign Jordin Tootoo for another season

Rankin Inlet's own Jordin Tootoo has renewed his contract with the New Jersey Devils.

Rankin Inlet forward would have become unrestricted free agent on July 1

Jordin Tootoo will play another season with the New Jersey Devils. In this image, the forward is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a second period goal against the Florida Panthers on April 11. (The Associated Press)

Rankin Inlet's own Jordin Tootoo will be back on the ice with the New Jersey Devils next season, having signed a new contract with the team on Saturday. 

The 32-year-old scratched his way onto the team's roster last season after attending training camp as a pro tryout.

This season, Tootoo led the team with penalty minutes, but also had his best goal-scoring year since 2007-08 with 10 goals and 15 points. 

The forward has 59 goals and 90 assists for 149 points and 880 penalty minutes in 607 NHL games.

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