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Adam Larsson signs 6-year contract with Devils

The New Jersey Devils have re-signed defenceman Adam Larsson to a six-year contract, reportedly worth $25 million US.

Defenceman's deal reportedly worth $25 million US

Adam Larsson, front right, has spent his entire NHL career with the New Jersey Devils. (Mel Evans/The Associated Press)

The New Jersey Devils announced on Saturday that they have re-signed defenceman Adam Larsson to six-year contract which is reportedly worth $25 million US. 

The 22-year-old was drafted fourth overall in 2011 and has spent his entire NHL career with New Jersey.

Since making his debut in the 2011-12 season, the native of Sweden has appeared in 192 games with totals of six goals, 45 assists and a minus-2 rating. 

Larsson led all New Jersey defencemen in assists (21) and points (24) while playing in 64 games last season. His scoring totals were all career highs.

With files from The Associated Press

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