Boston Bruins won’t have to worry about depth at forward position for years to come. The team recently announced that they have signed FW duo Charlie Coyle and Chris Wagner to multi-year contract extensions.
Coyle’s deal now runs through 2025-26 NHL season and comes with a $5.25 million salary on annual basis. With this extension, the 27-year-old is now Bruins player with most years under contract.
Wagner, on the other side, is under contract through 2022-23 after signing a new deal. He will $1.35 million per year.
The deal was confirmed by Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney and on the team’s social media.
“They’re so ingrained in the community of Boston.” – said Sweeney about the deals. “They understand the pressures of playing with the Bruins and they’re really good teammates. For us, it was a really good fit.”
Charlie Coyle joined Boston Bruins in early 2019, after spending his entire NHL career with Minnesota Wild. Coyle contributed with five goals and nine assists in 25 games this season.
“I love this team. I love this city. And I want to win here.” – said Coyle.
Chris Wagner, who is Boston native, joined Bruins last summer after his contract with New York Islanders expired. Wagner played 76 games in 2018/19, scoring 12 goals and adding seven assists. He scored once and dished four assists this season.
“It’s been the best fit for me. The guys in the room have been awesome. ” – said Wagner. “If you get sick of them you get to hang with your friends and family.”