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Krug signs four-year, $21M contract with Bruins

Defenseman could have become restricted free agent Friday

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Defenseman Torey Krug signed a four-year, $21 million contract with the Boston Bruins on Thursday. The contract has an average annual value of $5.25 million.

Krug, 25, could have become a restricted free agent Friday.

He had four goals and an NHL career-high 44 points in 81 games this season. He led Bruins defensemen in assists and points, and was second among all Bruins players in average ice time per game (21:36), behind captain Zdeno Chara (24:05).

Tweet from @ToreyKrug: It is an honor being a @NHLBruins for 4 more years. Thank you to everyone who made it possible. I love this city and these fans and (1/2)

Tweet from @ToreyKrug: Will continue to pour my heart out on the ice. The next step is to work towards a Stanley Cup. See you guys in September #TK47 #GoBs

In five NHL seasons, all with the Bruins, he has 125 points in 241 regular-season games, and 16 points in 27 Stanley Cup Playoffs games.

Krug was signed as an undrafted free agent from Michigan State in March 2012.

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