Matt Irwin signs two-year deal with Predators

Nashville Predators defenceman Matt Irwin. (Ross D. Franklin/AP)

The Nashville Predators have inked blue-liner Matt Irwin to a two-year extension worth $650,000 in 2018-19 and $700,000 in 2019-20, the team announced on Tuesday.

A member of the Predators since July 2016, Irwin has played in 105 regular-season games for Nashville and has racked up five goals and 21 points over that span. The 30-year-old defenceman suited up for 22 playoff games during Nashville’s run to the Stanley Cup Final last season.

An undrafted free agent out of the University of Massachusetts, Irwin has played in 260 regular-season NHL games with the San Jose Sharks, Boston Bruins and Predators.

The Predators also announced new contracts for Yannick Weber and Anthony Bitetto on Tuesday.

January 9, 2018

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Matt Irwin
Defence
AGE: 30
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT:
$675,000
TOTAL:
$1.35 million