B’s re-sign Spooner: two years, $1.9 million

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The Bruins locked in one of their better young forwards on Wednesday, signing Ryan Spooner to a two-year deal worth $1.9 million — a cap hit of $950,000.

Spooner, 23, finished last season with eight goals and 18 points in 29 games. He’ll likely get a crack at replacing Carl Sodeberg at center next season, now that the veteran Swede is a member of the Colorado Avalanche.

Spooner got a few looks down the middle last season and looked to have some chemistry on a line with Milan Lucic (another departed Bruin) and rookie David Pastrnak.

Boston’s 45th overall pick at the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Spooner was a restricted free agent that, earlier, had received his qualifying offer from the B’s.