Wild re-sign defenseman Burns to two-year deal
Burns, 21, skated in a career-high 72 games for Minnesota last season, averaging 14-plus minutes of ice time, scoring four goals and tallying 12 assists. He will make $775,000 in 2006-07 and $875,000 in 2007-08.
The 6-foot-4, 210-pound native of Ontario, who was the Wild's first-round draft pick in 2003, has bounced back and forth between right wing and defense in his two NHL seasons.
Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press
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