DENVER, CO - MARCH 22: Milan Hejduk #23 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Pepsi Center on March 22, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Hejduk scored the game winning goal as the Avalanche defeated the Blue Jackets 5-4 in an overtime shootout. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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According to the Denver Post, the Colorado Avalanche have re-signed RW Milan Hejduk to a 1-year, $2 million deal. The 35-year-old forward has played the entirety of his 13-year NHL career with the Avalanche, making his debut in the 1998-99 season as a 22-year-old.
In the 2011-12 NHL season, Hajduk played all but one game for the Avs, appearing in 81 games while averaging 17:01 minutes on ice with 14 goals and 23 assists. And judging by the the team's official release, Hajduk also offered an extra coach on the ice:
"Over the years, Milan has been an instrumental part of our organization’s success," said Avalanche General Manager/Executive Vice President Greg Sherman. "He has represented this franchise with class and will continue to complement the young nucleus of players we have been building this team around."
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