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Bruins sign Carlo to short-term deal

Another piece of tidy business by Bruins GM Don Sweeney.

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The Boston Bruins have announced that they’ve signed restricted free agent (RFA) defenseman Brandon Carlo to a two year contract worth $2.85 million per season.

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The 22 year old Carlo put up two goals and 10 points in 72 games with the Bruins last season and has established himself as a key component on the Bruins’ blueline.

With Carlo signing today and with Charlie McAvoy signing this past weekend the Bruins now have their entire roster under contract for the 2019-20 season. All told the team will have just over $1 million in cap space barring any additional roster transactions.

Read below for the press release announcement of today’s signing, courtesy of the Bruins’ official website:

BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, September 17, that the team has signed defenseman Brandon Carlo to a two-year contract with an annual NHL cap hit of $2.85 million.
Carlo, 22, skated in 72 games with the Bruins in 2018-19, tallying two goals and eight assists for 10 points with a plus-22 rating (T-2nd on team) while averaging 20:55 time on ice per game (4th on team). The 6-foot-5, 212-pound defenseman also appeared in all 24 playoff games, posting two goals and two assists for four points with a plus-10 rating (2nd on team) while averaging 21:31 time on ice per game (3rd on team).
Since his rookie season in 2016-17, Carlo ranks fourth on the team in both plus/minus (plus-41) and time on ice per game (20:20).
The Colorado Springs, Colorado native was originally selected by the Bruins in the second round (37th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.