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Canadiens sign forward Andreas Engqvist to a three-year contract

Monday, 13.07.2009 / 10:50 AM / moves
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Canadiens sign forward Andreas Engqvist to a three-year contract
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MONTREAL – Canadiens General Manager Bob Gainey announced Monday the signing of forward Andreas Engqvist to a three-year contract (2009-10 to 2011-2012). As per Club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Last season, the 6-3, 196-pound centreman totaled 16 points (9 goals, 7 assists) and 12 penalty minutes in 31 games with Djurgardens IF of the Swedish Elite League, before a wrist injury forced him out of the lineup for the team’s last 24 regular-season games. 

Engqvist, 21, concluded in 2008-09 his third complete season in the Swedish Elite League, having played a total of 126 games. Since joining Djurgarden IF in 2005-2006, the native of Stockholm amassed 32 points (15 goals, 17 assists) and served 44 penalty minutes.

Engqvist participated in the Canadiens’ development camp last week at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard.


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