Tyler Seguin, Boston Bruins Agree Six Year, $34.5 Million Contract Extension

Feb 19, 2012; St. Paul, MN, USA; Boston Bruins forward Tyler Seguin (19) against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild defeated the Bruins 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE

Tyler Seguin and the Boston Bruins have reached an agreement on a six-year contract extension worth $34.5 million, which will pay the third-year forward an average annual salary of $5.75 million and keep him in Boston through 2018-2019.

Tyler Seguin and the Boston Bruins have agreed on a six year contract extension worth $34.5 million, the team announced on Monday. Seguin's extension will keep him in Boston through the 2018-2019 season and will pay him an average annual salary of $5.75 million.

Seguin was drafted by the Bruins No. 2 overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and played in 74 games during his rookie season. Seguin finished the regular season campaign with 11 goals and 11 assists and helped spark the Bruins during their historic run to win the Stanley Cup Championship that year. The following season, Seguin took a major step forward and contributed 29 goals and 38 assists while playing in all 81 games.

Seguin's contract extension makes him the Bruins' highest paid forward and is now the team's second highest paid player behind the captain, Zdeno Chara.

For more Boston Bruins coverage, visit our team page and Stanley Cup Of Chowder.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.