Bruins sign defenceman Derek Forbort to three-year contract

Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid (97) gets the shot away as Winnipeg Jets' Derek Forbort (24) defends during second period NHL Stanley Cup playoff action in Edmonton on Friday, May 21, 2021. (Jason Franson/CP)

The Boston Bruins signed defenceman Derek Forbort to a three-year contract with an average annual value of $3 million, the team announced Wednesday.

Forbort played 56 games with the Winnipeg Jets during the 2020-21 regular season scoring two goals and 10 assists for 12 points. The 29-year-old from Duluth, Minn., added one goal in eight playoff games.

July 28, 2021

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Derek Forbort
Defence
AGE: 29

SIGNED BY
Boston Bruins
LENGTH
3 yrs
CONTRACT TYPE
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT
$3 million
TOTAL
$9 million

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