NHL

Bruins lock up forward Charlie Coyle with 6-year contract extension

The Boston Bruins have signed forward Charlie Coyle to a six-year extension worth a total of $31.5 million US.

Boston also extends deal of forward Chris Wagner for 3 years

Charlie Coyle, seen above celebrating a goal earlier this season, agreed to a six-year, $31.5 US million contract extension with the Boston Bruins on Wednesday. (Winslow/Townson/Associated Press)

The Boston Bruins have signed forward Charlie Coyle to a six-year extension worth a total of $31.5 million US.

The team also announced before Wednesday night's game against the Senators that it has agreed to a three-year extension with forward Chris Wagner that has annual cap hit of $1.35 million.

A Boston-area native and Boston University product who was a first-round draft pick in 2010, Coyle has five goals and nine assists in 24 games with the Bruins this season. After coming to Boston from Minnesota at the trade deadline last season, he tied for the team lead with nine goals while helping the Bruins make it to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Wagner leads the Bruins with 65 hits this season. The Walpole, Massachusetts, native has one goal and four assists in 23 games.

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Become a CBC Member

Join the conversation  Create account

Already have an account?

now