Thursday, June 30, 2016

Bruins resign Krug and buyout Seidenberg

Torey KrugDennis Seidenberg
Torey Krug and Dennis Seidenberg
The Bruins announced today that they have re-signed defenseman Torey Krug to a 4-year contract through the 2019-20 season, worth an average annual value of $5.25 million. Last season, Krug played in 81 games, scored 4 goals and had 40 assists for 44 points, while finishing a +9.

The Bruins also announced that they bought out defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. Seidenberg had two years left on his contract, which now the contract will only count as $1.166 million against the salary cap in 2016-17. The Bruins website states that the "buyout carries additional cap charges of $2.166 million in 2017-18, $1.116 million in 2018-19 and $1.116 million in 2019-20." Last season, Seidenberg played in 61 games, scored 1 goal and had 11 assists for 12 points, while finishing a -1.

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