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Published March 02, 2010, 09:14 PM

Wild Extend Contracts

Defensemen sign deals

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have signed defensemen Marek Zidlicky (zihd-LICK'-ee) and Clayton Stoner to contract extensions.

Both Zidlicky and Stoner were to be restricted free agents this summer. Zidlicky signed a three-year extension and Stoner two.

Zidlicky, 33, has 36 points in 60 games. Stoner, 25, has two assists in eight games. He's on injured reserve after sports hernia surgery.

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