Evan Rodrigues’ contract is proving to be one of the NHL’s best deals

Through 16 games of the 2021-22 campaign, Evan Rodrigues is tied with Jake Guentzel at the top of the Penguins scoring race (six goals) and trails only Guentzel for the team production lead (11 points). When the Penguins signed Rodrigues to a one-year, $1 million contract extension in July, could they have guessed that they were inking one of the best value contracts in the NHL?