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.
September 16, 2020
Hit the salary cap
$ 3.5 million