Rhett Gardner inks two-year deal with Dallas Stars

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Mar 9, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Stars center Rhett Gardner (49) skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Stars signed forward Brett Gardner on Thursday to a two-year, $1.5 million deal that runs through the 2022-23 season.

Rhett Gardner signs with Stars

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed forward Rhett Gardner to a two-year contract, which will run through the 2022-23 season. The two-year contract, which is two-way for the 2021-22 season and one-way for the 2022-23 season, is worth $1.5 million, with an average annual value (AAV) of $750,000.

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Gardner, 25, made his NHL debut in the 2019-20 season and recorded no points in eight games. He played in 28 games this season and logged one goal and one assist.

The former fourth-round draft pick in 2016 will have a two-way deal for 2021-22 that turns into a one-way deal for 2022-23.

Gardner’s average of 1.86 hits per game ranked fifth best on the Stars in the 2020-21 campaign.

–Field Level Media