Stars sign veteran Joe Pavelski to extension through 2023-24

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Veteran forward Joe Pavelski has signed a one-year contract extension with the Dallas Stars. The deal comes months before he could have become an unrestricted free agent at the end of this season. The extension for the 2023-24 season has a base salary of $3.5 million, along with an additional $2 million in potential performance bonuses. The 38-year-old Pavelski currently is in his fourth season with Dallas and his 17th in the NHL. Pavelski has appeared in all 38 games this season and is third on the team with 37 points.

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