– The Dallas Stars
announced today that the club has signed defenseman Trevor Daley to a three-year contract worth $6.9 million (average of $2.3 million per year)
through the 2010-2011 season.
“At just 24 years of age, Trevor continues to grow as a hockey player and we are looking for his game to improve over the next three years,” said Co-General Manager Les Jackson. “He is a valuable member of our hockey club and is a key part to our strong nucleus of younger players.”
Daley, 24, appeared in all 82 games this past season with the Stars, registering five goals and 19 assists for 24 points with 85 penalty minutes. He was one of five players to appear in all 82 games in '07-08 and set career-highs in goals, assists and points. In 18 playoff games, he tallied one goal with 20 penalty minutes.
The 5-11, 207-pound defenseman has played in 264 career NHL games and tallied 13 goals and 43 assists for 56 points with 249 penalty minutes. Following the 2005-06 season, he represented Team Canada at the 2006 World Championships in Latvia.
Dallas’ second round selection (43rd overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Daley played four seasons with Sault Ste. Marie of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 1999-03. In 216 games with Sault Ste. Marie, he collected 59 goals and 129 assists for 188 points.