The Vancouver Canucks announced the re-signing of goalie Jacob Markstrom. The extension is for three years, $11MM. Markstrom will finish his current contract, which holds a hit of $1.55MM through the 2016-17 season. The new cap hit starting in the 2017-18 season will be $3.67MM.
The Canucks announced the re-signing this morning. General manager Jim Benning reported that Markstrom “loves playing in Vancouver and is excited.” Benning also lauded Markstrom’s skill set and efforts in the crease.
Last season, Markstrom appeared in 33 games and posted a .915 save percentage. He had 13 wins.