2019 NHL Free Agency, Deryk Engelland, Golden Knights Transactions

Golden Knights Sign Engelland to 1-Year Deal

LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights signed defenceman Deryk Engelland on Tuesday to a one-year deal for the upcoming season.

The contract includes a $700,000 base salary and incentives that could bring the total value of the deal to $1.5 million.

The 37-year-old Engelland played in 74 games last season and finished with 12 points and 18 penalty minutes. He set career-marks with 152 blocked shots and 165 hits.

Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland
Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland (Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports)

The Knights took Engelland during the 2017 expansion draft.

The team also acquired goaltender Garret Sparks from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward David Clarkson and a fourth-round selection in the 2020 NHL entry draft.

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