SportsCanadiens sign Joel Armia to two-year deal worth $5.2 million

21:36  11 july  2019
21:36  11 july  2019 Source:   montrealgazette.com

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Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin was busy on Thursday, signing restricted free-agent forwards Artturi Lehkonen and Joel Armia to two - year Lehkonen’s deal is worth .8 million with a .4 million annual salary-cap hit, while Armia ’s deal is worth $ 5 . 2 million , with a .6 million cap hit.

The Montreal Canadiens have signed restricted free agent Joel Armia to a two - year contract worth $ 5 . 2 million , the team announced Thursday. Armia had an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 20 if a deal wasn't struck before then. The 26-year-old winger played his first season with the Canadiens in

Canadiens sign Joel Armia to two-year deal worth $5.2 million© Allen McInnis Canadiens forward Joel Armia waits for the puck to drop during NHL pre-season game against the Florida Panthers at the Bell Centre in Montreal, on Sept. 19, 2018.

The Canadiens have signed forward Joel Armia to a two-year deal worth US$5.2 million, avoiding salary arbitration.

Armia, 26, became a restricted free agent on July 1 after posting 13-10-23 totals in 57 games last season with the Canadiens. His 13 goals were a career high.

The Canadiens acquired Armia from the Winnipeg Jets last summer — along with goalie Steve Mason and a seventh-round pick at this year’s NHL Draft (defenceman Kieran Ruscheinski) — in exchange for defenceman Simon Bourque and a fourth-round pick at next year’s draft.

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The Montreal Canadiens have announced that they have re- signed forward Joel Armia to a two - year contract worth $ 5 . 2 million or .6 million AAV. Canadiens Re- sign Joel Armia . Armia was acquired by the Canadiens last off-season in a trade with the Winnipeg Jets.

The Montreal Canadiens have re- signed forwards Joel Armia and Artturi Lehkonen to two year deals valued each at .6 million and .4 million . Both really

The Buffalo Sabres selected Armia in the first round (16th overall) at the 2011 NHL Draft. In 237 career regular-season games, the 6-foot-4, 210-pounder from Finland has 39-42-81 totals.

After signing Armia, the Canadiens now have 24 players under contract with $6.544 million left in salary-cap space for next season, according to CapFriendly.com. Restricted free-agent forwards Artturi Lehkonen and Charles Hudon remain unsigned and have both opted for salary arbitration.




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