Canadiens sign Paquette to one-year, $950,000 contract

Carolina Hurricanes' Cedric Paquette (18) celebrates a goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. (Karl B DeBlaker/AP)

The Montreal Canadiens have signed former Carolina Hurricanes forward Cedric Paquette to a one-year contract worth $950,000.

Paquette skated in 47 games in 2020-21 with both the Hurricanes as well as the Ottawa Senators, tallying eight points on four goals and four assists with the two teams. He also had one assist in four playoff appearances with the Hurricanes.

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