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Golden Knights, Daniil Miromanov agree on two-year extension

After appearing in 11 games last season, the Knights lock up some blue-line depth.

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On Tuesday, the Golden Knights and defenseman Daniil Miromanov agreed to a two-year extension with an annual cap hit of $762,500.

This contract lowers his cap hit from 2021-22 by $80,000 but lowers his annual average value by $162,500.

After making his NHL debut on October 24, Miromanov received the extension after making 11 appearances with the NHL club in 2021-22, recording one point on one assist that came on October 26 against the Colorado Avalanche.

The right-handed defenseman had a strong season with the Henderson Silver Knights in his first complete season on American soil after making the transition from the KHL after the 2020-21 season.

In 53 games, he tallied 40 points with 11 goals in multiple stints in the AHL. Miromanov led the Silver Knights’ skaters in assists with his mark of 29 while also heading the blue-line group in points.