Avalanche Extend Mikko Rantanen with $55.5M


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The Colorado Avalanche have agreed to a six-year, $55.5 million contract extension with RW Mikko Rantanen.

This will give Rantanen a $9.25 million annual salary, a bump from the $8.4 million he was originally offered.

The 22-year-old had 31 goals and 87 points in 74 games played last season.

Rantanen missed the entire preseason, but there’s speculation that he might be ready for Thursday’s home opener against the Calgary.

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