MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Wild have locked up one of their top young scorers, signing forward Nino Niederreiter to a five-year contract.

The 24-year-old’s contract has an average yearly value of $5.25 million, according to the team.

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“Nino has had a big impact on our club during the last four seasons and we’re very happy to know that will continue in the future,” General Manager Chuck Fletcher said.

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Niederreiter joined the Wild in 2013 and had his best season last year, scoring 25 goals while appearing in every game. In 2016-17, he set career highs in points, goals, assists, plus/minus rating, power play goals, shots on goal and multi-point games.

He has scored at least 20 goals in each of the last three seasons.

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Niederreiter was originally drafted by the New York Islanders before being traded to the Wild.