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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.
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. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press

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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