Avalanche re-sign defenceman Nikita Zadorov to two-year deal

Colorado Avalanche's Nikita Zadorov (16) fights with Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Matt Martin during second period NHL hockey action in Toronto, on Sunday Dec. 11, 2016. (Chris Young/CP)

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed restricted free agent defenceman Nikita Zadorov to a two-year deal, the team announced.

The deal is reportedly for $4.3 million total.

Zadorov had 10 assists in 56 games last season. He has four goals and 28 points in 145 career games.

The 22-year-old was drafted 16th overall by Buffalo in 2013 and traded as part of a package for centre Ryan O’Reilly in June 2015.

September 15, 2017

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Nikita Zadorov
Defence
AGE: 22
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2.15 million
TOTAL:
$4.3 million