The Minnesota Wild have completed the last task on their to-do list, signing forward and restricted free agent Jordan Greenway to a two-year deal.
The contract that will go through the 2021-22 season holds a cap hit of $2.1-million AAV, leaving the Wild with $2-million in remaining cap space.
Greenway, 23, is going into his third complete season on the Wild, scoring 20 goals and 53 points through the 154 appearances. A consistent player that showed up in the bottom-six, the Canton, New York native has seen his production increase as he gets more responsibility among this group of forwards.
The 50th-overall selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Greenway has had his ups and downs since making the Wild’s roster, but his ability to play physical and some heavy hockey has never been lost. Only Marcus Foligno was able to dish out more hits through the regular season.
With new additions Nick Bjugstad and Nick Bonino coming into the fold, Greenway might see himself with brand new linemates to start the 2020-21 season. After spending the majority of his time with now-Nashville Predator Luke Kunin and Joel Eriksson Ek his last campaign, Greenway could see a bump in skill and playmaking ability next to him.
Now that the 23-year-old has signed his deal, the Wild have a full roster as they prepare for next season.