July 27, 2019 12:32 pm

Montreal Canadiens sign Michael McCarron to one year, two way deal

Michael McCarron and the Montreal Canadiens agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract on Saturday. Montreal Canadiens' Michael McCarron, right, checks Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano during third period NHL hockey action, March 9, 2017.

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Michael McCarron and the Montreal Canadiens agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract on Saturday.

The deal will pay McCarron US$700,000 at the NHL level and $125,000 in the American Hockey League with a guaranteed salary of $150,000.

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McCarron, 24, spent the 2018-19 campaign with the AHL’s Laval Rocket, scoring seven goals and adding 14 assists in 32 games with the Habs’ minor-league affiliate.

He’s appeared in 69 career NHL games with the Canadiens, scoring twice with six assists.

The six-foot-six, 230-pound American was Montreal’s first-round selection (25th overall) in 2013.

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