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Crosby officially signs 12-year deal with Pens

Sunday, 07.01.2012 / 2:13 PM / News
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Crosby officially signs 12-year deal with Pens
Sidney Crosby is officially a Penguin for the foreseeable future.
Sidney Crosby is officially a Pittsburgh Penguin for the foreseeable future.

Crosby, 24, agreed to terms with the Penguins on Thursday on a 12-year, $104.4 million deal. Sunday it became official, as Crosby inked his name on the dotted line.

Under the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement, the new deal couldn't be signed until July 1 at noon. The new contract will start in the 2013-14 season and run through 2024-25.
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