Today will mark the moment that was coming since the day that photo above was taken, Auston Matthews has signed an extension for his first real contract.

The deal is for 5 years with an AAV of 11.5 - 11.7 per year.

More details when this is official.

Comfirmation from all the usual sources:


The AAV is $11.634, no other details provided.

Not a surprise here, this would be for the last year only.