Golden Knights sign defenceman Zach Whitecloud to six-year, $16.5M extension

Minnesota Wild center Nick Bjugstad (27) and Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Zach Whitecloud (2). (David Becker/AP)

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed defenceman Zach Whitecloud to a six-year contract extension carrying an average annual value of $2.75 million, the club announced Thursday.

Whitecloud, 24, is on the final year of a two-year, $1.45 million extension he signed with Vegas in March 2020.

The undrafted player out of Brandon, Man., has played parts of four seasons with the Golden Knights since signing an entry-level deal with the team in 2018. He was a mainstay on the blue line for Vegas’ runs to the conference finals in both 2020 and 2021.

Whitecloud has recorded one assist through four games this season.

October 28, 2021


Zach Whitecloud

Vegas Golden Knights
6 yrs
Contract Extension
$2.75 million
$16.5 million

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