Mitch Marner contract news: Maple Leafs, winger agree to 6-year extension

The Maple Leafs have agreed on a contract extension for winger Mitch Marner.

Toronto and Marner agreed to a six-year extension, the Maple Leafs announced Friday.

The deal is for $10.893 million per year.

A break down of Marner’s extension shows he will earn $700,000 in base pay over the first two years and it increases to $750,000 over the last four.

Marner’s deal comes less than a week before the start of the preseason.

He will enter the new year off a season in which he scored 26 goals and added 68 assists.

Marner confirmed the deal on Twitter.

“I’m exactly where I want to be, in front of the greatest hockey fans in the world, proudly continuing the tradition with the @MapleLeafs,” Marner wrote. “See you soon.”

The Maple Leafs have been in conversations with Marner throughout Friday and over the last several weeks.

Toronto opens its preseason schedule against the Senators on Sept. 17.


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