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Stars, Klingberg agree to 7-year extension worth reported $29.75 million

Rick Osentoski / USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Stars and defenseman John Klingberg have agreed to a seven-year contract extension.

Mike Kelly of the NHL Network reports that the deal is worth $29.75 million.

ESPN's Pierre LeBrun has more details concerning the deal.

The rookie defenseman recorded 11 goals and 29 assists in 65 games this season for a Stars squad that missed the postseason.

The 2010 fifth-round pick led all rookie defenseman in scoring with his 40 points and was also the top point-getter on the blue line for Dallas.

He was scheduled to become a restricted free agent on July 1.

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