NHL Notebook: Sullivan Gets Four-Year Extension With Penguins

www.oann.com | 4/16/2019 | Staff
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Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan agreed to a contract extension through the 2023-24 season on Friday.

Sullivan’s extension will begin after the 2019-20 campaign. He has won two Stanley Cup titles since becoming Penguins coach in December 2015.

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“Mike has done a great job delivering four 100-plus-point seasons with our team,” Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement. “To win back-to-back Cups in this era speaks volumes of him as a coach. His instincts in managing the inter-workings of our team both on and off the ice has been impressive.”

The 51-year-old Sullivan is 174-92-34 as coach of the Penguins with the club reaching the playoffs in all four seasons. Pittsburgh won the Stanley Cup in 2016 and 2017, making Sullivan the first American-born coach to win multiple Stanley Cups.

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–Defenseman Scott Harrington has re-signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets on a three-year deal that runs through the 2021-22 season.

Harrington, who was a restricted free agent, played in 73 games with the Blue Jackets last season and had two goals and a career-best 15 assists.

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“Scott Harrington is a very smart, reliable defenseman who made great strides to become a regular contributor on our blueline last season,” said Jarmo Kekalainen, the team’s general manager. “He works very hard and has continued to improve steadily over the past three seasons. Scott has shown himself to be an excellent leader who has earned the respect of his coaches and teammates and we look forward to his continued contributions to our club.”

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