Devon Toews, Avalanche agree to 7-year extension; deal carries $7.25 million AAV, per source

Devon Toews, Avalanche agree to 7-year extension; deal carries $7.25 million AAV, per source

LOS ANGELES — The Colorado Avalanche signed defenseman Devon Toews to a seven-year contract extension, the team announced Friday. The deal carries an average annual value of $7.25 million, a person briefed on the matter confirmed.
Toews, now an established top-pair defenseman, almost certainly could have gotten a higher AAV contract had he gone to the open market next summer. But he wanted to stay in Colorado, and this deal gives him long-term security. The Avalanche, meanwhile, compromised with a longer term than they were comfortable giving to a player who will be 30 when the contract…


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