Minnesota Wild sign left wing Connor Dewar on a 2-year contract to increase offensive depth

ST. PAUL (Minn.) — The Minnesota Wild Signed left wing Connor Dewar On Wednesday, he signed a $1.6 million two-year contract. This is his second season.

Dewar made his NHL debut Oct. 28, and played in 35 games. He had two goals, four assists, and 48 hits, while playing on the fourth-line. Five shots were blocked by Dewar at Winnipeg on February 8th to tie a rookie franchise record. He was in one playoff game.

Dewar, 23, was drafted by the Wild as a third round draft pick in 2018. He received a one way contract. Dewar played in 19 AHL games last season for Iowa, scoring eight goals and nine assists.

The Wild bought forward contracts from their holders Zach Parise The defenseman Ryan Suter Last offseason, had to deal with salary-cap issues. The addition of Dewar to a full-time position could prove to have been a cost-effective decision that provides some offensive depth for the general manager. Bill Guerin.

This report was compiled by the Associated Press.

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