Xavier Ouellet signs two-way contract with Canadiens

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Detroit Red Wings defenceman Xavier Ouellet (61) celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 10, 2017, in Detroit. (Paul Sancya/AP)

After being bought out by the Detroit Red Wings, defenceman Xavier Ouellet has found a new home with the Montreal Canadiens.

Ouellet agreed to a one-year, two-way contract that is valued at $700,000 at the NHL level.

The 24-year-old played 45 games for Detroit last season, registering zero goals and seven assists averaging 13:51 per game.

Ouellet was picked in the second round (48th overall) by Detroit in 2011.

July 1, 2018

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Xavier Ouellet
Defence
AGE: 26
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$700,000
TOTAL:
$700,000

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