DALLAS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The Dallas Stars Thursday agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension with left wing Brenden Morrow.
Morrow had 17 goals, 18 assists and 109 penalty minutes in 72 games last season. A solid defensive player, Morrow was eighth among NHL forwards with 214 hits.
"Brenden has shown the ability to become an excellent NHL player," said Stars General Manager Doug Armstrong. "We're excited to have him with our organization for the next three years."
Morrow, 23, was selected by the Stars in the first round of the 1997 draft. He has 51 goals, 61 assists and 318 penalty minutes in 218 career games. In 31 playoff games, he has two goals and seven assists.