Penguins sign Patric Hornqvist to extension
The Penguins signed Patric Hornzvist to a five-year extension Tuesday through the 2022-23 season. The deal has an average annual value of $5.3 million.
He was set to become a free agent this summer but didn’t hesitate on an extension when approached by general manager Jim Rutherford.
Hornqvist scored the series-clinching goal in Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup finals against Nashville.
Hornqvist has 17 goals and 15 assists for the Penguins this season entering Tuesday night’s game against New Jersey.