23-Year-Old Defenseman – Carolina Hurricanes
Jaccob Slavin Contract Information:
Signed a seven-year, $37.1 million contract extension with the Hurricanes in July of 2017 that will take effect in the 2018-19 season.
Slavin had a phenomenal showing Tuesday against Edmonton, netting a highlight-reel goal, picking up an assist and blocking five shots in 27:34 of ice time.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
The 21-year-old Slavin enjoyed a terrific rookie season in 2015-16, joining fellow first-year men Noah Hanifin and Brett Pesce on the NHL's least experienced blue line. For his part, Slavin saw a ton of ice time, ranking third on the team with an average of 20:59, behind only Justin Faulk (24:02) and Ron Hainsey (22:19). He also registered 20 points, good for fifth in the league among rookie blueliners. Slavin is expected to reprise his role on one of the Canesí top pairings this upcoming season, and he should only get better as his NHL career progresses. Donít be afraid to grab him in the middle to later rounds of your draft.