Red Wings' Tomas Tatar nets $8.25M over 3 years

The Detroit Red Wings confirmed Monday that they have agreed to a three-year, $8.25-million US contract with Tomas Tatar, who scored 19 goals in 73 games last season.

Slovak winger ranked second on Detroit with 19 goals in 73 games

Tomas Tatar tallied 19 goals and 39 points in 73 games for the Red Wings last season. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a three-year contract with Tomas Tatar after the left wing was second on the team in goals last season.

Tatar's deal is worth $2.75 million US per year.

The 23-year-old forward had 19 goals and 20 assists in 73 games in his first full season in the NHL.

Only Gustav Nyquist scored more goals for Detroit with 28.

Tatar represented Slovakia at last year's Olympics in Sochi.

He was drafted by Detroit in the second round in 2009.

The contract was announced Monday.

In 100 career games with the Red Wings, Tatar has 24 goals and 23 assists.


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