Stars sign Joel Kiviranta to a two-year contract extension

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Mar 16, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Stars left wing Joel Kiviranta (25) in action during the game between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Stars forward Joel Kiviranta signed a two-year, $2.1 million contract on Saturday.

Kiviranta, 25, recorded 11 points (six goals, five assists) in 26 games last season. The native of Finland has 12 points (seven goals, five assists) in 37 career games with Dallas.

“Joel has developed into a very reliable player who can play various roles throughout the lineup,” Stars general manager Jim Nill said. “His competitiveness, and ability to play in all situations, has made him an important member of our forward group.”

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