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Rickard Rakell wants to show he can do more with the Penguins

Like most people with a vested interest in the Pittsburgh Penguins, Rickard Rakell was pretty happy when word came out late Tuesday night that superstar forward Evgeni Malkin would re-sign with the club. Rakell’s enthusiasm, however, was somewhat selfish. That’s because Malkin might be Rakell’s regular center moving forward....
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Penguins Should Reunite Rickard Rakell with Crosby and Guentzel

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed Rickard Rakell, committing to the 29-year-old winger for the next six seasons. Pittsburgh acquired Rakell from the Anaheim Ducks at last season's trade deadline, and he figures to be a core piece to the Penguin's forward lineup next season. The right-handed Swede found immediate success...
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Penguins Re-Sign Forward Rickard Rakell to a Six-Year Contract Extension

The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed forward Rickard Rakell to a six-year contract extension, it was announced today by general manager Ron Hextall. The contract begins in the 2022-23 season and runs through the 2027-28 campaign, and carries an average annual value of $5 million. "Rickard proved that he is a...
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Penguins re-sign Rickard Rakell to six-year extension

Rickard Rakell, who joined the Penguins in a midseason trade, will be staying in Pittsburgh long term. The 29-year-old Swedish right winger signed a six-year contract extension with the Penguins on Monday. Rakell’s new deal runs from 2022-23 to 2027-28 and will pay him $5 million per season on average.
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Pittsburgh Penguins Sign Rickard Rakell to 6-Year Contract

Looking to keep scoring depth for the 2022-23 season, the Pittsburgh Penguins agreed to a six-year, $30 million long-term contract with free-agent forward Rickard Rakell Monday night. Rakell gets a pay raise after his six-year, $22.8 million contract that carried a $3.8 million cap hit just expired and takes another forward off of the free-agent board after Valeri Nichushkin agreed to an eight-year extension with the Colorado Avalanche earlier in the day.
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Penguins re-sign forward Rickard Rakell

With franchise pillar Evgeni Malkin apparently prepared to move on as a pending unrestricted free agent, the Penguins appear to have re-signed the winger they brought in to play with him. Rickard Rakell, whom the Penguins acquired in March at the NHL’s trade deadline, will re-sign with the Penguins, agreeing...
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Pittsburgh Penguins, Rickard Rakell reach agreement on contract

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rickard Rakell is staying in Pittsburgh. Rakell and the Penguins agreed to terms on a six-year contract worth $5 million per year, the team announced Monday. Mike DeFabo from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was the first to report the news."Rickard proved that he is a great addition to our team this season," general manager Ron Hextall said in a release. "He brings versatility and offense to our lineup, and we know he will be an impactful player for us going forward." The winger, who was traded by Anaheim to Pittsburgh in March, played 19 games with the Penguins and tallied 13 points. The 29-year-old spent the first nine years of his career with the Ducks after being selected in the first round of the 2011 NHL Draft.
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Penguins expected to re-sign Rickard Rakell to six-year deal

As The Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli reports, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear to be keeping their trade deadline acquisition around a while longer, re-signing forward Rickard Rakell. Mike DeFabo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette adds that the contract is expected to be for six years at $5M per season. Pittsburgh had acquired Rakell at the trade deadline from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for a 2022 second-round pick, forwards Zach Aston-Reese and Dominik Simon, and goaltender Calle Clang.
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