New York Islanders forward Jean-Gabriel Pageau has agreed to a six-year contract extension with the club. The Islanders acquired Pageau earlier today from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a conditional first-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, the club’s second-round pick in 2020 and a conditional third-round pick in 2022.
This season, Pageau has already recorded career highs in goals (24), power-play points (nine) and game-winning goals (five). He has a total of 40 points (24 goals and 16 assists) in 60 games this season with a plus 10 rating. Pageau has averaged over 50% on faceoffs in each of the past five seasons and has a 52.2% career average. Over his eight-year career, Pageau has totaled 182 points (87 goals and 95 assists) in 428 games, all with the Senators.