Source: Lucic deal worth $12.25M

Updated: October 6, 2009, 5:19 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins have signed forward Milan Lucic to a three-year contract extension. It would keep Lucic in Boston through the 2012-13 season.

A source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun the deal was worth $12.25 million over three years. Lucic will earn $4 million in each of the next two years and $4.25 million in 2012-13.

Lucic would have been a restricted free agent at the end of this season.

The 21-year-old left wing set career highs last year with 17 goals and 25 assists. He also had 136 penalty minutes and a plus-17 rating. He had three goals and six assists with a team-leading plus-12 in 10 playoff games.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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