SAINT PAULS, Minn. Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed a contract with the forward. Matt Boldy seven-year, $49 million contract ($7 million average annual value) through the 2029-30 season.
Boldy, 21 (4/5/01), has 29 points (12-17=29), 125 rebounds, five power-play goals (PPG) and 15 power-play points in 42 games with Minnesota this season. (PPP). . He is 2nd on the Wild in shots and fourth in goals, goals, PPG and PPP for the season. The 6-foot-2, 201-pound native of Milford, Mass., has eight multi-point games and two multi-goal games during the 2022-23 season, both fourth-most on the team.
Boldy has 68 points (27-41=68), eight PPG, 32 penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus-17 rating in 89 career games over two NHL seasons (2021-23). He had 44 points (17-27=44) in his first 50 NHL contests, the third most by an active US-born player through 50 career games. Boldy reached the 50-point mark in his 60th career game and the 25-goal mark in his 74th career game, becoming the second-fastest player to reach the milestone since debuting with the Wild. The left-handed forward was selected by Minnesota in the first round (12th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
Minnesota travels to play the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, January 17th at 6pm CT, broadcast on Bally Sports North and KFAN 100.3 FM.
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