Las Vegas–Today, the Vegas Golden Knights along with General Manager George McPhee made the announcement, that the organization has extended defenseman Brayden McNabb to a 4-year extension.
McNabb was set to become a UFA on July 1, 2018. His annual cap hit for his new 4-year deal comes in AAV of $2.5 million per season.
For McNabb, his new contract which kicks in starts in 2018 and goes thru the 2021-22 season at a total of $10 million.
Notable On McNabb This Season So Far
This season, McNabb has played in 20 games with the Vegas Golden Knights and has 2 points to his credit (2 assists) and is a +10.
He is one of the six players in the league this season to have recorded at least 50 hits and block shots. McNabb currently leads the Vegas Golden Knights in 56 hits as well as 52 total block shots thru those 20 games he suited up for.
McNabb, was one of the players that the Vegas Golden Knights acquired during the Expansion Draft back in June of this year from Pacific Division rival the Los Angeles Kings.
He is currently finishing off his previous 2-year deal that he originally signed when he was a member of the Los Angeles Kings, this deal, is $3.4 million at an AAV of $1.7 mil per season.
The McNabb extension signing by the Vegas Golden Knights, locks up an important building block piece going forward with the organization as part of their long term plans. For McNabb he becomes the first player on the roster to receive a contract extension.