The Boston Bruins have signed star winger David Pastrnak to an enormous eight-year, $90 million contract extension that carries an annual cap hit of $11.25 million, in keeping with an announcement from the workforce.
The deal is the richest contract in franchise historical past. Pastrnak’s contract extension will start through the 2023-24 season and run by means of the 2030-31 marketing campaign.
Pastrnak, who turns 27 in May, presently leads the Bruins in factors (80), targets (42), assists (38), and power-play targets (14) all through the 2022-23 season. This is the third profession 40-goal season for Pastrnak, who’s presently on tempo to attain 57 targets which might set a brand new career-high. The Bruins have not had a 50-goal scorer in a season since Cam Neely recorded 50 targets through the 1993-94 marketing campaign.
Pastrnak has spent all 9 seasons of his skilled profession with the Bruins after being chosen by the franchise with the No. 25 decide within the 2014 NHL Draft. Pastrnak has tallied 282 targets — a franchise excessive since he is been in Boston — and 302 assists in 570 profession video games.
Pastrnak’s finest season got here in 2019-20 when he scored a career-high 48 targets and received the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy because the NHL’s high purpose scorer.
Pastrnak ranks within the high 20 in franchise historical past in a number of offensive classes. He ranks third in hat tips (13), ninth in targets (282), 14th in factors (584), and 18th in assists (302) in Bruins historical past.
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