Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced Monday that the team has signed defenseman Shea Theodore to a seven-year contract through the 2024-25 season worth an average annual value of $5,200,000.
Theodore, 23, had 29 points (6G, 23A) and 14 penalty minutes in 61 games during the 2017-18 regular season. He appeared in all 20 games of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including the Stanley Cup Final, recording on 10 points (3G, 7A) with eight penalty minutes. In his three NHL seasons, Theodore has skated in 114 games and has recorded 46 points (11G, 35A) to go with 44 penalty minutes.
The Langley, British Columbia-native was acquired by the Vegas Golden Knights via a trade from the Anaheim Ducks during the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft.
Shea Theodore, Defenseman
Birthplace: Langley, BC, Canada
Weight: 195 lbs.
Draft: Selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the first round, (26th overall) in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft
-Had 29 points (six G, 23 A) in 61 games in 2017-18 regular season
-Collected 10 points (three G, seven A) in 20 games of 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs, including Stanley Cup Final
-Started the 2017-18 season with AHL Chicago Wolves collecting 11 points (5 G, 6 A) before getting called to the Golden Knights on Oct. 30.