Bruins sign Krejci to multi-year extension Staff

6/2/2009 4:55:19 PM

The Boston Bruins signed forward David Krejci to a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday. 

The contract is a three year deal at $3.5, $3.75 and $4 million per year, respectively.  

Krejci established a career high in goals with 22 and points with 73 in 82 games this season. His 51 assists ranked him second on the team behind Marc Savard and he led the league with a +36 rating. 

He also received the Bruins Seventh Player Award, given to the player who performs above and beyond expectations.

The 23-year-old was originally drafted by the Bruins in the second round (63rd overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.  He made his NHL debut with the Bruins on January 30, 2007 against the Buffalo Sabres.

In his three-year NHL career, Krejci has recorded 100 points in 144 regular season games.  He appeared in all 11 playoff games for the Bruins this season, contributing two goals and six assists.