The Montreal Canadiens and defenseman Victor Mete, who was a compensated free agent, extended their union for an additional season on Friday.
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La Belle Province roster has confirmed that the 22-year-old will pocket a salary of $ 735,000.
Last season, his third in the National Hockey League, Mete managed to find the back of the net for the first time in his career. He finished the campaign with four goals and seven assists in 51 games. Mete also made all 10 playoff games for the team, collecting two points in the process. The left-handed skater was selected by the Habs in the fourth round (100th overall) of the 2016 draft.
Marc Bergevin now has a little more than $ 4 million remaining under the payroll to make additions to his training. He must also offer contracts to two other free agents with compensation, forward Charles Hudon and defenseman Xavier Ouellet.