dangolka (CBS) — It’s been a loopy couple of weeks for Bruins goaltender Jaroslav Halak. However it’s been a actually loopy couple of weeks for Bruins goaltender Dan Vladar.
The 23-year-old has by no means performed in an NHL sport, but he discovered himself thrust into the backup spot throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, after Tuukka Rask opted out of the postseason.
Vladar has nonetheless but to see sport motion, however he now has a model new contract that can maintain him within the Bruins’ group for the subsequent a number of years.
The Bruins made the announcement of a contract extension throughout Sunday evening’s Sport 1 towards the Lightning. The extension retains him with the Bruins by way of the 2022-23 season, with an annual cap hit of $750,00.
It’s a two-year contract for the primary two years, with the ultimate yr being a one-way contract.
The Czech Republic native went 14-7-1 for the AHL Windfall Bruins this season, posting a .936 save proportion and 1.79 GAA. That was a marked enchancment from his 2018-19 season, when he went 13-17-1 with an .898 save proportion and a pair of.73 GAA.
The Bruins drafted Vladar within the third spherical of the 2015 draft, with the 75th general choose.
Each Rask and Halak are signed by way of subsequent season, however each are set to change into unrestricted free brokers in 2021.