BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, February 14, that the team has signed defenseman Jeremy Lauzon to a two-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season with an annual NHL cap hit of $850,000.
Lauzon, 22, made his season debut for Boston at New Jersey on December 31, and notched his first goal of the season in the team's win vs. Vegas on January 21. He has also tallied one goal and 12 assists for 13 points with a plus-22 rating in 45 games with Providence this year.
The 6-foot-1, 205-pound defenseman has scored two goals in 23 career NHL games with Boston, while adding three goals and 24 assists for 27 points in 126 career AHL games with Providence.
Prior to joining the professional ranks, Lauzon played four seasons with Rouyn-Noranda of the QMJHL from 2013-17. He played in 200 career QMJHL games, totaling 35 goals and 95 assists for 130 points with 282 penalty minutes and a plus-81 rating.
The Val D'or, Quebec native was originally selected by Boston in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.