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Mayfield Agrees to Five-Year Deal

Islanders defenseman has 10 points in 29 games this season

by New York Islanders PR NYIslanders / New York Islanders

The New York Islanders announced today that Scott Mayfield has agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension, running through the 2023-24 season. 

Mayfield, 25, has appeared in a career-high 29 games with the Islanders this season, scoring 10 points (two goals, eight assists). The St. Louis, MO, native leads the team in penalty minutes (35) and averages 17:34 time-on-ice per game.  

Tweet from @NYIslanders: .@scottmayfield2 on his 5 yr extension: "When I started playing pro hockey it was to win a Stanley Cup & I think we have a good chance here. It's a vote of confidence from the organization, up in the front office down to the coaches & players as well so I'm really excited.���

The Islanders selected Mayfield in the second round (34th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft. He's appeared in 65 regular-season games with the Islanders and two Stanley Cup Playoff games. Mayfield has also played 223 American Hockey League games with the Sound Tigers, totaling 12 goals, 38 assists and 411 penalty minutes.

Prior to his professional career, Mayfield attended the University of Denver, where he scored 29 points (seven goals, 22 assists) and collected 192 penalty minutes in 81 games over two seasons. Mayfield also played two seasons with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League. In 111 career USHL games, Mayfield totaled 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) and 304 penalty minutes.

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