Canadiens assign Victor Mete to AHL’s Rocket

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Victor Mete (53). (LM Otero/AP)

The Montreal Canadiens have sent defenceman Victor Mete to the AHL’s Laval Rocket.

Mete has skated in 23 games with Montreal in 2018-19, registering four assists. The 20-year-old made his NHL debut last season, tallying seven assists in 49 contests.

Montreal’s blue line was bolstered earlier this week with captain Shea Weber returning from injury.

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