Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins have actually re-signed forward Bryan Rust to a six-year agreement worth $30.75 million – a $5.125 million cap hit.
“Bryan exemplifies what it means to be a Pittsburgh Penguin,” stated Hextall. “Since being drafted by Pittsburgh, he has developed into a versatile player and leader on our team, capable of contributing in any situation. His leadership qualities and experience as a two-time Stanley Cup champion is an important piece of our team.”
Cap Friendly: After Rust signed the Penguins now have about $24 million wage cap area with 15 gamers under agreement – 8 forwards, 6 defense and 1 goaltender.
UFAs consist of: Malkin Rakell Rodrigues Boyle Letang Beaulieu DeSmith
RFAs consist of: Kapanen Heinen
Cap Friendly: Comparable agreements for Rust consist of.
1. Blake Coleman (CGY): $4.9M x 6
2. Zach Hyman (EDM): $5.5M x 7
3. Jakob Silfverberg (ANA) $5.25M x 5
Mike DeFabo: “If the Penguins could clone Bryan Rust it would solve a lot of their lineup issues. Consider all the “top-six” wingers they obtained who haven’t worked. Signing him to an extension makes a lots of sense.”
The Pittsburgh Penguins have actually re-signed Bryan Rust to six-year extension with $5.125M each year. Rust is a TOP6 winger, great offensively. He has some defects in defense, in general he’s respectable complementary gamer for Crosby. Important indication for the Penguins. pic.twitter.com/7fGAAcuEkt
— Andy & Rono (@ARHockeyStats) May 22, 2022
Here are Rust’s microstats thanks to AllThreeZones. Strong possibility developer off the cycle, definitely a better passer than he utilized to be. The forechecking and defence has actually slipped a bit as his function has actually altered however. pic.twitter.com/663faOizQF
— JFresh (@JFreshHockey) May 22, 2022