Ryan Hartman signed a three-year, $5.1 million contract with the Minnesota Wild on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $1.7 million.
The 26-year-old forward has scored 18 points (six goals, 12 assists) in 40 games. He could have become a restricted free agent after the season.
Hartman has scored 38 points (15 goals, 23 assists) in 109 games with the Wild since signing a two-year contract July 1, 2019.
Selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round (No. 30) of the 2013 NHL Draft, Hartman has scored 127 points (57 goals, 70 assists) in 354 regular-season games with the Blackhawks, Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers and Wild. He has scored three points (two goals, one assist) in 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games.
Minnesota (29-13-3) is third in the Discover Central Division, 16 points ahead of the fourth-place Arizona Coyotes and 17 ahead of the fifth-place St. Louis Blues. The top four teams qualify for the playoffs.
The Wild visit the Los Angeles Kings on Friday (10 p.m. ET; NHLN, KCOP-13, BSN+, BSWI+, NHL.TV).