Joe Vitale signs two-year extension with Pens

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have locked up one of the best names in the NHL for two more seasons.

Today the team announced that center Joe Vitale has signed through 2013-14. His cap hit will be $550,000.

Vitale, who’s described in the news release as “one of the Penguins’ most versatile performers,” has 10 points in 44 games.

Joe Vitale.

Great name.

Fuggedaboutit.

Here we see Vitale fighting Boston’s Gregory Campbell while Bruins announcer Jack Edwards displays his trademark objectivity.