Canadiens agree to terms with goaltender Antti Niemi

Montreal Canadiens goalie Antti Niemi (37) makes a pad save during the third period of an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres, Friday, March 23, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (Jeffrey T. Barnes/AP)

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a one-year contract worth $950,000 with goaltender Antti Niemi, the team announced on Tuesday.

The 34-year-old went 7-5-4 with a 2.46 goals-against average, .929 save percentage and one shutout in 19 games with the Canadiens during the 2017-18 season.

Over his career, Niemi has picked up 234 wins, a .913 save percentage and a 2.52 goals against average. He also won a Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.

May 22, 2018

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Antti Niemi

SIGNED BY
Montreal Canadiens
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT
$950,000
TOTAL
$950,000

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