VEGAS (January 15, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, January 15, that the team has signed defenseman Deryk Engelland to a one-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season worth $1.5 million.
Engelland has tallied 13 points (3 G, 13 A) to go with 16 penalty minutes in 41 games this season for the Golden Knights. He has also blocked 83 shots this season, which ranks as the second most on the team and tied for 28th in the league. Over the course of his nine seasons in the NHL, he has recorded 99 points (25 G, 74 A) to go with 516 penalty minutes in 510 games with the Golden Knights, Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Edmonton, AB native, who has been a longtime Las Vegas resident, was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2017 Expansion Draft on June 21 from the Flames.
Deryk Engelland , Defenseman
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB
Weight: 214 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the New Jersey Devils in the sixth round (194th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft
-Has 13 points (3 G, 10 A) in 41 games during the 2017-18 season
-Has 99 points (25 G, 74 A) in 510 career NHL games
-Made his NHL debut for the Pittsburgh Penguins on November 10, 2009 vs. Boston Bruins
-Played for the ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers for two seasons, and resides in Las Vegas during the offseason
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