Wings give Bertuzzi 2-year deal
Bertuzzi was slated to be an unrestricted free agent July 1. He will earn $2.25 million next season and $1.625 million in 2011-12, the source said. The average annual cap hit will be $1.9375 million.
The 35-year-old had 18 goals and 26 assists in 82 games this past regular season while earning $1.5 million. He added 11 points (two goals, nine assists) in 12 playoff games, helping Detroit advance to the second round of the playoffs. Bertuzzi has 273 goals and 668 points in his career, playing for the New York Islanders, Vancouver, Florida, Anaheim, Calgary and Detroit.
Pierre LeBrun covers the NHL for ESPN.com. The Associated Press contributed to this report.