The Colorado Avalanche has retained defenseman Ryan Graves for three more seasons, general manager Joe Sakic announced Monday.
Site The Athletic later argued that the 25-year-old full-back will earn $ 3.16 million per season.
Graves played his first full season with the Avalanche in 2019-20, scoring nine goals and 26 points in 69 games. Its +40 differential was also the best on the circuit.
In 95 games in the National Hockey League, the 6 ‘, 5 “, 220 lb defenseman has 12 goals and 31 points. He was a New York Rangers fourth-round pick in 2013.
He played with the Prince Edward Island Rocket, which became the Charlottetown Islanders, the Val-d’Or Foreurs and the Quebec Remparts in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).