The Montreal Canadiens on Monday announced the team signed goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a one-year, two-way contract. Financial terms of the deal were not released.
Tokarski, 23, last played in the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning during the 2011-12 season, going 1-3-1 with a 3.44 goals-against average and .879 save percentage.
He spent all of last season in the American Hockey League, playing 33 games with the Syracuse Crunch, the Lightning's AHL team, and 15 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs, the Canadiens' AHL affiliate. In 48 games, Tokarski went 24-16-4 with a 2.38 GAA, .909 save percentage and six shutouts.
Jamie improves every game and every year. I've only been with him for two years, but as a player and as a person it seems like every week he's getting stronger and better, and becoming a better leader and better captain. He wants the team to be so successful that he's making himself better as a player.
— Stars forward Tyler Seguin on teammate Jamie Benn, the '14-15 Art Ross Trophy winner
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