To their 22 years, Nick suzuki He has already signed the first major contract of his career and will wear the jersey of the Montreal Canadiens for the next eight years, until the season 2029/30. They will be a total of 63 million dollars, almost eight per campaign.
Chosen by the Golden knights in the first round of draft on 2017, never got a chance in Nevada and a year later he crossed the border to become a Montreal player. His debut did not come until 2019, the course that ended up being interrupted by the pandemic. During the two seasons in the franchise, their numbers have been identical: 41 points in both, with two more goals this year than the previous one. However, this last data is much more encouraging due to the fact that in 2021 only 56 games were played, 15 less than the last one. However, his true consecration came in playoffs, where was leader in goals and points until the team fell in the final by Stanley Cup in five games against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
«I love the town, I’m lovin ‘it join this team And being able to do it, if all goes well, for the next nine years is something I really wanted. This is very big for me and my family, we are very happy that everything went well, «said Suzuki after its renovation.
«I just want to continue making progress. I feel like I’m doing a good job in that regard from my youth career until I came to the NHL, getting better every year. I try to have a bigger role. Still I can improve a lot in different areas, I’m growing and I think the coaches saw that and are committed to me for a long time ”, confessed the young forward.
The Montreal Canadiens they will debut tonight in Toronto in front of Maple Leafs and Nick suzuki will debut his new contract jumping to the first line, being the center holder and accompanied by Tyler toffoli to the left and Cole Caufield in the right hand.