In the summer, NHL clubs not only chase for free agents and try to exchange unnecessary assets to weaken the payroll, but also sign their newcomers to the first contracts of their lives. In this article, we will start to get acquainted with NHL newcomers.
Attacking position player Arthur Kaliyev and defender Jordan Spence have signed newcomer contracts with LA.
The terms of the agreements are 3 years. Kaliyev spent last season in the OHL. The young American scored 98 (44 + 54) points in 57 games for Hamilton. The player was selected by the Kings in the 2019 draft under the thirty-third total number. The Canadian scored 52 (9 + 43) points in 60 games with the usefulness index of “+49”. He was drafted in 2019 under the ninety-fifth total number.
Defender Declan Chisholm has signed a contract with Winnipeg. The agreement of the newcomer is designed for three years. Salary – 825 thousand dollars. The Jets have selected a young player in the 5th round of the 2018 Draft with a total of 150th place. Last season, Chisholm played in the Ontario Junior League for Peterborough and scored 69 (13 + 56) points with the usefulness index of “+17” in 59 games.
Vegas has signed a 3-year rookie contract with defender Connor Corcoran. The young hockey player was selected by the club in the 2018 Draft with the one hundred and fifty-fourth total number in the 5th round. Last season, he played in the Ontario Junior League for Windsor, scoring 54 (19 + 35) points in 62 games with the usefulness of “+11”. Corcoran entered the top ten most productive OHL defenders.
Dallas has signed a 2-year rookie contract with the Attacking position player Fredrik Karlstrom. The young Swede was drafted by the Stars in 2016 under the overall 90th number in the 3rd round. He spent last season at Veksha, scoring 19 (10 + 9) points in 51 games with the usefulness of +6.
“Detroit” has signed a 3-year contract of the newcomer with the defender of “Farjestad” Albert Johansson. The young Swede was selected by the Red Wings in the 2019 Draft at No. 60 overall in the 2nd round. Last season he played 42 matches in the SHL, scoring 13 (2 + 11) points with the usefulness of “+1”. In 2019, Johansson became the winner of the JWC in the Swedish U18 national team.
We are pleased to welcome such a talented addition to the hockey family.
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