Minnesota Wild extend defenseman Jonas Brodin through 2027-28 season

Tuesday, the Minnesota Wild announced a seven-year contract extension for defenseman Jonas Brodin.

Brodin will make $42 million ($6 million a year) over that span, according to Wild general manager Bill Guerin. The contract will begin with the 2021-2022 season and go through the 2027-2028 season.

Brodin, 27, tallied 28 points, a plus-15 rating, 24 penalty minutes and 112 blocked shots in 69 games with Minnesota last year, according to the team. He also set career highs in points and assists in the 2019-2020 season. Brodin led the team in blocked shots and shorthanded points.

The Sweden-native owns 146 points, a plus-47 rating, 162 PIM and 890 blocked shots in 555 career NHL games during his eight seasons with Minnesota. He ranks third in plus/minus rating, fourth in blocked shots and assists and fifth in scoring in the franchise’s history amongst team defensemen.

Brodin was the 10th overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.