Habs re-sign defenseman Andrei Markov

Updated: June 23, 2011, 8:17 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Montreal Canadiens re-signed defenseman Andrei Markov to a three-year extension, the team announced on Twitter.

The deal is worth $5.75 million per season, a source told ESPN.com Thursday.

"We are very pleased that Andrei has made the decision to pursue his career with the Montreal Canadiens," GM Pierre Gauthier said in a statement. "A player drafted and developed by our organization, Andrei brings a high level of talent and leadership to our team. We look forward ...

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