Colorado Avalanche re-signs Jayson Megna to two-year deal

The Colorado Avalanche signed forward Jayson Megna to a two-year contract through the 2022-23 campaign, the club announced on Tuesday. 

Megna, 31, split the season with both the Avalanche and their American Hockey League affiliate, the Colorado Eagles. He played seven games for the Avs, recording two points on two assists and was a mainstay on the Taxi Squad

Megna recorded nine points on 7 goals and 2 assists in 13 games with the Eagles. He was the third highest scorer on the team, which finished 15-15. 

The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, native has spent seven seasons in the NHL, recording 22 career points on 10 goals and 12 assists in 128 career games with the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks and Avalanche. 

He scored five goals as a rookie with the Penguins in 2013-14, which remains a career high. He played the most amount of games in his career in his lone season with the Canucks in 2016-17, scoring four goals.

He hasn’t played 10 games in an NHL season since. 

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