Bruins sign goaltender Jaroslav Halak to two-year contract

Florida Panthers defenceman Aaron Ekblad (5) has his shot deflected by New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak (41) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, in Sunrise, Fla. (Joe Skipper/AP)

The Boston Bruins have signed goaltender Jaroslav Halak to a two-year contract with a $2.75 million average annual value.

Halak spent his previous four seasons with the New York Islanders during which he compiled a 88-65-19, a .913 save percentage and a 2.69 goals-against average.

The Bruins will be the fifth team the 33-year-old has played for joining the Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals, St. Louis Blue and Islanders.

July 1, 2018

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Jaroslav Halak
Goaltender
AGE: 34
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2.75 million
TOTAL:
$5.5 million

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