After buying Hampus Lindholm from the Anaheim Geese Saturday, the Bruins have signed the defensemen to a long-term extension. As reported by TSN’s Chris Johnston final evening, the extension is for eight years and carries a mean annual worth of “round” $6.5M.

Lindholm was acquired together with minor league defenseman Kodie Curran in alternate for defensemen John Moore and Urho Vaakanainen, a first-round draft decide, and two second-round draft picks. The Bruins had been linked to simply about each high-profile left-handed defenseman main as much as this commerce deadline and now they haven’t solely acquired their man, however have signed him for eight extra years.

The Geese had been making an attempt exhausting to increase Lindholm main up till this commerce. Nonetheless, talks didn’t progress, seemingly over Lindholm’s need for an eight-year contract and Anaheim’s reluctance to go to that size. Lindholm, 28, has 5 objectives and 17 assists in 61 video games this season and is thought to be a premiere shutdown defenseman.

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