Canadiens sign free agent Martin St-Pierre to a one-year contract
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MONTRÉAL– Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Saturday the signing of free agent forward Martin St-Pierre to a one-year, two-way contract (2013-14).
St-Pierre totaled 59 points (26 goals, 33 assists) in 76 games with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs in 2012-13. He maintained a +11 plus/minus differential and served 59 penalty minutes.
St-Pierre, 29, appeared in 38 career regular season games in the NHL with the Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators. He collected eight points (3 goals, 5 assists) and served 12 penalty minutes.
Since his professional debut in 2004-05, the 5’09’’, 187 lbs centre appeared in 516 career regular season contests in the AHL, registering 528 points (151 goals, 377 assists) and 509 penalty minutes. A native of Ottawa, St-Pierre also played in the ECHL, the KHL, in Austria and in Finland throughout his career.
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