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2021-22 Season in Review: Chad Ruhwedel

Contract Status: Ruhwedel was given a two-year contract extension with the Pittsburgh Penguins back in February 2022. The deal runs through the 2023-24 season and carries an average annual value of $800,000. Fun facts: Ruhwedel hit career highs in games played (78) and points (13) during the 2021-22 season. Playoffs.
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Penguins' Chad Ruhwedel: Two points in commanding win

Ruhwedel crafted a goal and an assist to complement a plus-3 rating in Saturday's 7-2 rout against the Red Wings. Ruhwedel made his only shot count in this one, as he caught goalie Thomas Greiss completely out of position. He also posted a secondary apple on an Evgeni Malkin goal which culminated in his first two-point effort of the season. The physical blueliner has four goals, nine assists, 77 blocked shots and 140 hits with three games remaining in the regular season.
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Penguins' Chad Ruhwedel: Nets first goal of month

Ruhwedel added a goal in a 3-2 win over the Blues on Thursday. Ruhwedel dropped the first goal of the game in this one, scoring 14:42 into the first period. The defenseman also added two PIM and two hits. In 58 contests this season, Ruhwedel has three goals and five assists.
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Amid Penguins’ blue-line shuffling, Chad Ruhwedel remains ‘a stabilizing player’ and a regular

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Even though his situation has changed, Chad Ruhwedel is still somebody who rarely, if ever, sits out an optional morning skate. So Ruhwedel was one of the 11 Penguins players who worked up a little bit of a sweat Tuesday morning at Bridgestone Arena. After about a half-hour or so, he hopped off the ice with others who would play the Nashville Predators that night.
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PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW

Chad Ruhwedel: 'I want to be a Penguin. This is where my heart is for sure'

Last week, the Penguins ensured a piece of their future. They re-signed a dependable veteran defenseman who, even if he is in his 30s, still figures to have a few more years left as a viable NHLer. As a puck-mover, he is a perfect fit for the up-tempo, aggressive style...
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

'I want to be a Penguin': Why Chad Ruhwedel chose Pittsburgh

Reliable right-shot defensemen are a prized commodity in the NHL, especially ones with veteran experience and a couple rings in their back pocket. But rather than test the market this offseason to see which of the other 31 clubs could offer the biggest pay day, 31-year-old Chad Ruhwedel opted to ink a two-year extension over the weekend that pays him a very affordable $800,000 a season. The rationale for Ruhwedel was simple.
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Penguins sign D Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year contract extension

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract extension. The deal carries an average annual value of $800,000 and runs through the 2023-24 season. The extension also gives the 31-year-old some stability. He spent the majority of his first five seasons in Pittsburgh...
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Penguins sign D Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year contract extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract extension on Saturday. The deal carries an average annual value of $800,000 and runs through the 2023-24 season. The extension also gives the 31-year-old some stability. He spent the majority of his first five seasons...
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Penguins sign veteran defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to two-year extension

Chad Ruhwedel has been a serviceable depth defenseman for the Penguins for the last several seasons and he has been rewarded for his efforts as Pittsburgh announced that it has inked the veteran to a two-year contract extension. The one-way deal will run through 2023-24 and carry a cap hit of $800,000. GM Ron Hextall released the following statement about the signing:
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Chad Ruhwedel seized his opportunity – and now he has a contract extension to show for it

Chad Ruhwedel has seized the opportunity the Penguins gave him this season and just set a new high for games played. Now, he is being rewarded for it. The Penguins on Saturday announced that the understated defenseman has signed a two-year contract extension that can keep him in Pittsburgh through 2023-24. When that kicks in, it will have an annual average value of $800,000.
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