October 24, 2021

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Canadians sign first round pick Keiden Guhley for entry level contract

Canadians sign first round pick Keiden Guhley for entry level contract

Montreal Canadians have topped the list by agreeing to a significant three-year, entry-level agreement for the future.

Guhley earns 32,832,500 with a bonus of 500 92,500 signatures per year of contract playing in the NHL. The deal also includes a maximum of 20,420,000 worth of performance “A” bonuses per season. If Guhle plays in the AHL, he will receive a salary of 000, 80,000.

The 18-year-old is the 16th overall choice in the 2020 NHL Draft earlier this month. The left-shot defenseman scored 40 points in 64 games with Prince Albert Riders of the WHL last season.

“I think he’s a very physical, very good skating two-way defenseman,” Guhle said. At the Zoom press conference After being created by Canadians. “I like to be tough on the best players on the other team. I want to get a good first pass, jump in a hurry, use my skating to my advantage. Definitely like to be very physical on ice. So I am a very good two-way defenseman, very physical, very good skating. I say player. ”

Guhley, who is expected to return to the Raiders when the WHL season begins in January, joins the Canadians’ Blue Line opportunities squad, which includes Alexander Romanov, Josh Brook, Matthias Norlinder, Jordan Harris and Jaden Struble.