Boston general manager Don Sweeney has commented on the eight-year extension of US defender Charlie McAvoy's contract.
– He is the real leader of the team. It's great that we managed to extend the contract with such a defender for eight years. We value him as a player and as a person, ”said Sweeney.
The salary of the American hockey player under the new agreement will amount to 9.5 million euros per year. McAvoy's current contract expired at the end of the 2021/22 season.
McAvoy is 23 years old and has a total of 300 NHL games with Boston, in which he scored 154 points (29 goals, 125 assists).
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