Breaking: Islanders sign defenseman to five year extension!

Quite the contract!

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The New York Islanders have announced that they have signed defenseman Scott Mayfield to a five-year contract extension, running through the 2023-24 season.

The 25-year-old blue liner took part in a career-high 29 games with the Islanders this season, scoring two goals and 10 points. He leads the team in penalty minutes (35) and averages 17:34 time-on-ice per game.  

The Islanders selected Mayfield in the second round, 34th overall of the 2011 NHL Draft. 

He's appeared in 65 regular-season games with the Islanders and two Stanley Cup Playoff games thus far in his career.