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Stars give Hintz $67.5M, 8-yr. extension

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FRISCO, Texas (AP) The Dallas Stars have signed center Roope Hintz, a nearly point-a-game player in the prime of his career, to a $67.6 million, eight-year contract extension.

"He brings so much to us," Stars general manager Jim Nill said Tuesday. "He realizes now who he is. He came into the league three, four years ago finding his way. He started out probably as the third-line center man and very responsible, and all of a sudden he's groomed into this No. 1 center man. You can just see the confidence that he has now."

The 26-year-old Hintz has 88 goals and 106 assists in his 261 games over five seasons, all with Dallas, including 139 points in 142 games since the start of the 2020-21 season.

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