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Bruins sign two players to contract extensions

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The Boston Bruins announced Wednesday they've signed forwards Cameron Hughes and Joona Koppanen to contract extensions.

Both players signed one year, two-way contracts with an annual NHL cap hit of $750,000.

Hughes played 25 games with the Providence Bruins last season, scoring five goals and tallying 16 assists. The 24-year-old played one game for Boston on May 11 vs. the Washington Capitals. In four seasons with Providence, the 2016 sixth-round draft pick has 24 goals and 44 assists.

Koppanen, 23, notched three goals and three assists in 21 games with the Providence Bruins in 2020-21. The 2015 fifth-rounder has totaled 16 goals and 12 assists in four seasons with Providence.