Bruins sign Coyle, Wagner, to extensions

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              Boston Bruins centre Charlie Coyle (13) drives to the net as Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Tyson Barrie (94) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
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BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have signed forward Charlie Coyle to a six-year extension worth a total of $31.5 million.

The team also announced before Wednesday night’s game against the Senators that it has agreed to a three-year extension with forward Chris Wagner that has annual cap hit of $1.35 million.

A Boston-area native and Boston University product who was a first-round draft pick in 2010, Coyle has five goals and nine assists in 24 games with the Bruins this season. After coming to Boston from Minnesota at the trade deadline last season, he tied for the team lead with nine goals while helping the Bruins make it to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Wagner leads the Bruins with 65 hits this season. The Walpole, Massachusetts, native has one goal and four assists in 23 games.