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Red Wings sign F Zetterberg to 12-year contract

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DETROIT (AP) -The Detroit Red Wings have signed star forward Henrik Zetterberg to a 12-year contract, the longest in team history.

The announcement was made Wednesday. The team did not disclose additional terms, but Booth Newspapers reported the deal was worth slightly more than $72 million.

Zetterberg, a 28-year-old native of Sweden, is in his sixth NHL season, all with Detroit. He has 43 points in 45 games this season.

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