Anthony Mantha signed a four-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. No financial terms were announced.
The 25-year-old forward became a restricted free agent after scoring 38 points (16 goals, 22 assists) in 43 games with the Red Wings last season despite missing 28 games because of injuries.
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He scored an NHL career-high four goals in Detroit’s home opener against the Dallas Stars on Oct. 6, 2019, becoming the first Red Wings player since John Sorrell in 1933-34 to have a four-goal game in the Red Wings’ first home game.
Mantha scored an NHL career-high 48 points (24 goals, 24 assists) for Detroit in 80 games in 2017-18 and matched that with 48 (25 goals, 23 assists) in 67 games in 2018-19.