Skip to main content

Montreal Canadiens forward Maxim Lapierre signs one-year contract

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens are bringing back Maxim Lapierre.

The 25-year-old forward signed a US$900,000, one-year deal with the team on Tuesday.

Lapierre has spent most of the last four seasons with Montreal, which selected him in the second round of the 2003 draft.

He had seven goals and 14 points in 76 games last season.

In 255 career NHL games, all with the Canadiens, Lapierre has 35 goals and 72 points.

Also Tuesday, the Habs announced that defenceman Mathieu Carle and forward J.T. Wyman had agreed to one-year, two way contracts.


Nazem Kadri

Nazem Kadri Still Talking To Teams

Nazem Kadri remains the biggest name available among this summer's unrestricted free agents. Rumors continue to link him to the New York Islanders, but the center's representatives are reportedly still talking with other clubs.


World Junior Championship Roundup: Canada, Sweden, Germany Snag First Wins

Canada and Sweden both won their first games of the World Junior Championship, while Germany bounced back with an important win over Austria on the second day of action in Edmonton.


Oilers Superfan Ben Stelter Passes Away

Edmonton Oilers superfan Ben Stelter has passed away at the age of six after a battle with cancer, his father announced on Twitter.