Colaiacovo Inks 2-Year Deal With Detroit

DETROIT (AP) – A division rival scoops up a St. Louis Blues free agent defenseman.

The Detroit Red Wings say they’ve signed Carlo Colaiacovo to a two-year, $5 million contract.

The 29-year-old Colaiacovo was a free agent after appearing in 370 games in nine NHL seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs and St. Louis Blues. He had two goals and 17 assists in 64 games for
the Blues in 2011-12.

The Red Wings also announced they re-signed forward Justin Abdelkader to a four-year, $7.2 million contract.

The 25-year-old Abdelkader had eight goals and 14 assists in 81 games last season for Detroit. He’s played 209 games for the Red Wings over the last five seasons.

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