ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild hang signed ahead Marcus Foligno to a 3-twelve months, $9.3 million contract extension on Tuesday, coming off the glorious season of his NHL occupation.

The deal takes a doubtless free agent off the market next summer season and retains Foligno within the fold through 2024. The 29-twelve months-worn had 25 substances and a plus-8 ranking, both occupation highs, in 2019-20 despite having fun with in handiest 59 games. Foligno moreover led the Wild with 184 hits. He’s ninth within the league with 1,446 hits since the initiating of the 2013-14 season.

Foligno has been having fun with upright flit on the third line with Jordan Greenway and Joel Eriksson Ek in coaching camp this month with the Wild, who open at Los Angeles on Thursday.

Foligno used to be purchased by Minnesota from Buffalo in a trade for Jason Pominville and Marco Scandella on June 30, 2017. He played six seasons for the Sabres, his fatherland group.