Plekanec signs six year contract with Montreal


In ice hockey, Czech forward Tomáš Plekanec has signed a six year contract worth 30 million dollars to stay on at the Montreal Canadiens. The deal comes a week before the 27-year-old would have become a free agent. During the last season Plekanec was the top scorer with 25 goals and 45 assists. He joined the NHL club in 2001.