Avalanche re-sign Jacob MacDonald to two-year contract

Colorado Avalanche's Jacob MacDonald (34). (Joe Puetz/AP)

The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed depth defenceman Jacob MacDonald to a two-year contract.

MacDonald was set to become an unrestricted free agent next week.

Puck Pedia reports the contract is a two-way deal with a $762,500 cap hit.

The 29-year-old appeared in eight NHL games with the Avalanche last season. In 33 games with the club's AHL affiliate, the Colorado Eagles, the six-foot defenceman had 10 goals and 25 points.

A native of Portland, Ore., MacDonald has appeared in 43 NHL games with the Avalanche and Panthers.

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