Duluth East Alum Derek Forbort Inks Three-Year Deal with Boston Bruins

The former Greyhound ranked fifth among all defenseman in blocked shots last season with the Winnipeg Jets.

BOSTON, Mass. – Duluth native Derek Forbort has agreed to a three-year, $9 million dollar deal with the Boston Bruins.

The Duluth East alum ranked fifth among all defenseman in blocked shots last season with the Winnipeg Jets. Forbort started just over 58% of his shifts in the defensive zone and played 151 minutes for the Jets on the penalty kill.

Since being drafted back in 2010, the 29-year-old has also suited up for the Los Angeles Kings and the Calgary Flames.

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