The Vegas Golden Knights signed defenseman Deryk Engelland to a one-year contract extension through the 2018 to 2019 season. The contract is worth $1.5 million.
General Manager George McPhee made the announcement on Monday.
Engelland has tallied 13 points, to go with 16 penalty minutes in 41 games this season for the Golden Knights. He has also blocked the most shots, which ranks as the second-most for the team and tied for 28th in the league.
To say giving Engelland that kind of job security is well deserved, would be a massive understatement.— Vince Sapienza (@VinceSapienza) January 15, 2018
He is the captain of this team, even if he isn't wearing the 'C' Congrats @DerykEngelland https://t.co/d7VYq6OYfk
He is a longtime Las Vegas resident and was selected by the Golden Knights during the 2017 expansion draft on June 21 from the Flames.
Engelland said he is excited to play for the Golden Knights for another year.
Deryk Engelland is excited to be a part of the Golden Knights for another year— Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) January 15, 2018
And we are equally excited to have him stay ???? pic.twitter.com/xzkV7QAU95
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