Defenceman Gustav Olofsson re-signs with Habs

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, two-way contract.

The deal will pay Olofsson US$700,000 in the NHL and $235,000 in the American Hockey League, with $300,000 in guaranteed salary.

The six-foot-three, 196 pound Swede played two games with AHL Laval last season, recording one assist. He suffered a season-ending shoulder injury on Oct. 19.

Olofsson has played 56 NHL games with the Minnesota Wild, who drafted him 46th overall in 2013.

The Habs acquired Olofsson in a trade in October 2018.


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