Canadiens re-sign forwards Armia, Lehkonen


MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens re-signed Finnish forwards Joel Armia and Artturi Lehkonen to two-year contracts Thursday.

Armia’s contract has an average annual value of $2.6 million, while Lehkonen’s has an average of $2.4 million.

Armia, 26, set career highs for goals (13), power-play goals (two) and power-play points (six) in his first year with the Canadiens this past season. He also added 10 assists. Armia has 39 goals and 42 assists in 237 career NHL games for the Buffalo Sabres, Winnipeg Jets and Canadiens.

Lehkonen, 24, appeared in all 82 games for the Canadiens last season, setting career highs in assists (20), points (31), game-winning goals (four), shots (176) and differential (plus-10). He has 41 goals and 30 assists in 221 career games, all with Montreal.

Source link

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Federer vs. Nadal, through the eyes of the McEnroe brothers
Former England forward Armitage to join San Diego Legion
Custer takes Xfinity Series-high fifth win of year
TAB Betting Blog Organza and Spiritual Pursuit present good value
U.S. to play Mexico in September friendly in N.J.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *