September 30, 2023

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Canadians sign four-year deal with defender Joel Edmundsson

Canadians sign four-year deal with defender Joel Edmundsson

The team announced Wednesday that they have signed a four-year deal with Montreal Canadians defender Joel Edmundsson with an average annual value of $ 3.5 million.

According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the deal includes a 10-team no-trade clause.

Montreal Edmundson acquired the rights By trade on September 12th, Sends 2020 fifth round pick to Carolina Hurricanes for the blue-liner. Edmundson became an unrestricted free agent at the end of the Stanley Cup playoffs, having just completed a one-year, $ 3.1 million contract.

The 27-year-old posted career-high 20 points through 68 games with the Hurricanes in 2019-20, skating an average of 18:27 per night. In the post-season, Edmundson added a goal in four games for the ‘Cannes’, his average snow time increased to 23:41.

Edmundson won the Stanley Cup with the St. Louis Blues in 2018-19, posting seven points through 22 post-season tilts, while averaging 16:32 minutes per night.

Large-bodied Brandon, Mann., A local – six feet four, checks in at 215 pounds – first drafted the 46th draft by the Blues in 2011, spending four seasons in St. Louis before trading for Hurricanes. Justin Falk was part of the deal last summer.