Canadiens sign forward Artturi Lehkonen to two-year contract

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Montreal Canadiens' Artturi Lehkonen (62) is congratulated after scoring a goal. (Ben Margot/AP)

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms with forward Artturi Lehkonen on a two-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

The Finn’s deal carries an AAV of $2.4 million and runs through the 2020-21 season.

In 82 games with the Canadiens last season, Lehkonen set career highs in points (31), assists (20), and plus-minus rating (plus-10).

Lehkonen, 23, has appeared in 221 NHL games for Montreal since being drafted by the organization No. 55 overall in 2013.

July 11, 2019

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Artturi Lehkonen
Left Wing
AGE: 24
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2.4 million
TOTAL:
$4.8 million

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