Tampa Bay Lightning sign defenseman Ryan McDonagh to 7-year, $47.6 million extension

WFTSPublished: July 2, 2018
Published: July 2, 2018

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed defenseman Ryan McDonagh to a $47.25 million, seven-year contract extension. The deal begins with the 2019-20 season. General manager Steve Yzerman announced the contract Sunday, minutes after the Lightning and McDonagh were eligible to ink the extension. In 14 games with the Lightning, McDonagh posted a pair of goals and three points. He also collected five assists in 17 playoff games with Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay acquired McDonagh and forward J.T. Miller from the New York Rangers at the trade deadline. McDonagh will count $6.75 million against the salary cap.

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