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Red Wings sign Olli Maatta to 2-year, $6 million extension

NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Montreal Canadiens

Jan 26, 2023; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Detroit Red Wings defenseman Olli Maatta (2) against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports

David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports

DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings signed defenseman Olli Maatta to a two-year, $6 million extension to keep him under contract through the 2024-2025 season.

The Red Wings announced the deal two weeks before the NHL trade deadline.

Maatta has five goals and 17 points this season, his first with Detroit, entering the game in Calgary. The 28-year-old Finn previously played for Pittsburgh, Chicago and Los Angeles.

He has scored five goals and has 27 points in 85 playoff games, helping the Penguins win the Stanley Cup in 2016 and 2017.