MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed Victor Mete to a one-year, US $735,000 extension.
The 22-year-old Mete had four goals and seven assists in 51 games with the Canadiens last season.
The five-foot-nine, 183-pound native of Woodbridge, Ont., has four goals and 27 assists in 171 career games with Montreal.
Mete was a fourth-round pick (100th overall) by the Canadiens in the 2016 NHL draft.
The London Knights graduate helped Canada win gold at the 2018 world junior hockey championship.
The Canadiens also signed defenceman Xavier Ouellet and forward Brandon Baddock to two-way deals.
Ouellet will earn $725,000 in the NHL and $425,000 in the American Hockey League for the first year of his two-year deal, and $750,000 and $425,000 respectively the following season. He has a guaranteed salary of $475k in 2021-22.
Baddock's one-year contract is worth $700,000 in the NHL and $110,000 in the AHL.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 9, 2020
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