Red Wings sign RFA winger Jakub Vrana to 3-year deal

The Detroit Red Wings avoided arbitration with winger Jakub Vrana on Tuesday by signing the restricted free agent to a three-year deal worth $5.25 million per season.The Red Wings acquired Vrana in April from the Washington Capitals — along with forward Richard Panik, a 2021 first-round draft pick and a 2022 second-round pick — in exchange for forward Anthony Mantha.Vrana, 25, rewarded Detroit almost immediately by posting a four-goal game on April 22, his fourth game for the franchise. He finished the season with 19 goals and 17 assists in 50 games split between Washington and Detroit.