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Heinen signs two-year contract with Bruins

Forward receives $2.8 million per season, avoids arbitration hearing @NHLdotcom

Danton Heinen signed a two-year, $5.6 million contract with the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. It has an average annual value of $2.8 million.

The 23-year-old forward, a restricted free agent, avoided a salary arbitration hearing scheduled for Aug. 3.


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He had 34 points (11 goals, 23 assists) in 77 regular-season games last season and eight points (two goals, six assists) in 24 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

Selected by Boston in the fourth round (No. 116) of the 2014 NHL Draft. Heinen has 81 points (27 goals, 54 assists) in 162 regular-season games and nine points (three goals, six assists) in 33 playoff games.

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