Noah Hanifin and the Vegas Golden Knights have reached an agreement on an eight-year contract extension worth $7.35 million annually, securing the defenseman for the long term.

By the Numbers
  • 8-year contract extension for Noah Hanifin at $7.35 million per year
  • Hanifin has scored 2 goals and 9 points in 16 games with the Golden Knights
  • Golden Knights now have 9 players with more than 2 years remaining on their current deals
Yes, But

The Golden Knights traded for Hanifin with the goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions, banking on his contribution to their defensive strength.

State of Play
  • The Golden Knights are currently in the final Western Conference wild-card spot
  • They hold a 3-point lead over the St. Louis Blues with one game less played
What's Next

The team will look to leverage Hanifin's partnership with Alex Pietrangelo for continued success and playoff positioning.

Bottom Line

The Golden Knights' strategic moves in acquiring Hanifin and others reflect their ambition to maintain a competitive edge and make a strong playoff push.