The Detroit Red Wings have locked down defenseman Jake Walman to a three-year contract extension with an AAV of 3.4 Million. Steve Yzerman acquired Walman last season from the St. Louis Blues in a trade that sent Nick Leddy, Luke Witkowski, and a 2023 2nd round pick for Oskar Sundqvist and Jake Walman. Since joining the team, Walman has proven to be a standout defenseman and one of Steve Yzerman’s best additions for the Detroit Red Wings. He has played a crucial role on Detroit paired alongside Moritz Seider.
Yzerman Does It Again
In a typical Steve Yzerman fashion, the Detroit Red Wings have made another calculated move that has left fans impressed. After waiting patiently for the team to make some moves at the deadline to enhance their overall performance, Yzerman has once again proven his keen eye for talent. The signing of Jake Walman to a three-year contract extension at a very reasonable price is a significant step towards solidifying the team’s top defensive pair between Walman and Moritz Seider. This move not only secures the future of the team but also allows for a little more freedom to spend on other key areas that need improvement.
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