Report: Leafs & Dion Phaneuf Close to Seven-Year $49 Million Extension

Dion Phanuef


Life is pretty awesome right now if you’re NHL defenseman Dion Phaneuf.

He’s captain of arguably the most relevant franchise in the hockey world, he’s married to a goddess in Elisha Cuthbert, and according to a report via Darren Dreger of TSN, he’s close to signing a lucrative extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The negotiations were also mentioned on Episode 3 of  “HBO 24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road To The NHL Winter Classic” by Leafs assistant general manager Claude Loiselle.

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H/T to Yahoo! Sports for the video.