Canadiens sign defenceman Christian Folin to one-year deal

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Montreal Canadiens' Christian Folin (32) checks Chicago Blackhawks' Gustav Forsling. (Graham Hughes/CP)

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Christian Folin to a one-year, one-way contract worth $800,000.

The 28-year-old native of Gothenburg, Sweden played 45 games with the Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers this past season, registering no goals and six assists.

Folin has played 228 career NHL games with Montreal, Philadelphia, the Minnesota Wild and Los Angeles Kings since his debut in 2014.

The Canadians acquired Folin in a trade with the Flyers on Feb. 9.

April 18, 2019

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Christian Folin
Defence
AGE: 28
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$800000
TOTAL:
$800000

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