Avalanche re-sign Jost to 2-year contract

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The Colorado Avalanche re-signed Tyson Jost to a two-year contract, the team announced Friday.

The deal carries an average annual value of $2 million, reports Sportsnet's Chris Johnston.

Jost, 23, appeared in 54 games with the Avalanche last season. He recorded seven goals and 10 assists.

"Tyson took a big step last year and was a key contributor to our team. He has worked hard to improve his game and earn a spot in our lineup," general manager Joe Sakic said. "Tyson is a guy with a lot of character who competes at a high level day in and day out. We are excited to have him under contract for another two seasons."

Colorado drafted Jost with the 10th pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. He's appeared in 262 career games, totaling 39 goals and 50 assists.

Avalanche re-sign Jost to 2-year contract
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