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Bruins Sign Matt Grzelcyk to Four-Year Contract

Blue liner, 26, skated in 68 games for Boston in 2019-20, tallying 21 points

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins /

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, October 17, that the team has signed defenseman Matt Grzelcyk to a four-year contract through the 2023-24 season with an annual NHL cap hit of $3,687,500.

Grzelcyk, 26, skated in 68 games with the Bruins in 2019-20, tallying four goals and 17 assists for 21 points with a plus-15 rating.

Grzelcyk has appeared in 197 career NHL games with the Bruins over his three full professional seasons with the club, totaling 10 goals and 44 assists for 54 points with a plus-45 rating. The 5-foot-9, 174-pound defenseman has also posted four goals and six assists for 10 points in 43 postseason appearances.

The Charlestown, Massachusetts native was originally selected by Boston in the third round (85th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

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