The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Brayden Point to a three-year, $20.25 million contract.
The deal will carry an average annual value of $6.75 million for Point, who was a restricted free agent this summer.
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Point, 23, scored 41 goals and posted a career-high 92 points in 79 games with the Lighting last season. He added one goal in four playoff games.
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Point’s extension leaves six restricted free agents still in need of new deals for this season, a group that still includes Mikko Rantanen of the Colorado Avalanche, Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets forwards Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine.
Point has 91 goals and 198 points in 229 career NHL games. since debuting with the Lightning during the 2016-17 season.