The Boston Bruins have locked up RFA defenseman Charlie McAvoy on a bridge 3-year, $14.7-million contract, the team announced Sunday.
McAvoy has emerged as a part of Boston’s premier young defensive talent in only two full seasons with the club. Throughout 117 regular season games, the 21-year-old tallied 14 goals and 60 points, plus adding another 16 points for Boston in the postseason.
He was drafted by the Boston Bruins 14th overall in the 2016 NHL Draft. The Bruins have $3.2 million remaining in cap space with one RFA, Brandon Carlo, left to sign.
With McAvoy signed at $4.9M for 3 years, we now show the Boston #Bruins with $3.2M in projected cap space with a roster of 23 (13F 8D 2G)— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) September 15, 2019
They still have 1 RFA who remains unsigned: D Brandon Carlohttps://t.co/l2UllffCMo pic.twitter.com/wKz8Vl3rbT
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