Penguins sign Chris Kunitz to three-year contract extension

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Chris Kunitz (left) was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2013-14 season. (Gene J. Puskar/AP file photo)

The Penguins have signed left winger Chris Kunitz to a three-year contract extension. 

The deal, which will kick in for the 2014-15 season, carries a salary-cap hit of $3.85 million. 

He has one year remaining on a deal with a $3.725 million cap hit. 

Kunitz was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2013-14 season.