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Boston Bruins sign Defenseman Adam McQuaid to a four-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season

by Staff Writer / Boston Bruins
BOSTON, MA – Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, June 30, that the team has signed Adam McQuaid to four year contract extension through the 2018-19 season at an NHL cap figure of 2.75 million per year.


In his sixth season with Boston, McQuaid competed in 63 games, recording one goal and posting six assists with 85 penalty minutes.  In total, the 28-year-old blueliner has played in 283 games at the NHL level -- all with Boston -- racking up 9-34=43 totals, while amassing 430 penalty minutes.

McQuaid has also appeared in 54 NHL playoff games with the Bruins, where he has posted two goals and six assists with a combined plus-13 rating in 54 matchups.  McQuaid was a member of the Bruins' 2011 Stanley Cup winning team.

The 6’5”, 209-pound native of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, was originally selected by Columbus in the second round (55th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. On May 16, 2007, McQuaid was acquired by Boston for a fifth round draft pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

TRANSACTION: Boston Bruins sign Adam McQuaid to a four-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season at an NHL cap figure of 2.75 million per year.

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