BOSTON (CBS) – The Bruins have reached a 3-year contract with defenseman Charlie McAvoy.
The restricted free agent signed a contract worth $4.9 million annually. The Bruins confirmed the signing on Sunday.
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McAvoy will make $3.7 million in both the first and second year of the deal, with $3.5 million serving as his signing bonus, according to Pierre LeBrun of TSN. He’ll make $7.3 million in the final year of the deal, all of which will be salary.
At 21 years old, McAvoy is coming off a season where he scored seven goals and notched 21 assists in 54 games as the Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final.
McAvoy was drafted 14th overall out of Boston University in 2016.