BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, July 9, that the team has signed forward Danton Heinen to a two-year contract extension through the 2020-21 season with an annual NHL cap hit of $2.8 million.
Heinen, 24, tallied 11 goals and 23 assists for 34 points with a plus-13 rating in 77 games with Boston in 2018-19. The 6-foot-1, 188-pound forward also chipped in two goals and six assists in 24 postseason games.
He enjoyed his best offensive season as a rookie in 2017-18, totaling 16 goals and 31 assists for 47 points in 77 games and adding one goal in nine playoff games.
The Langley, British Columbia native was originally selected by the Bruins in the fourth round (116th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.