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Canadiens agree to terms with free agent Antoine Waked

The 20-year-old forward agreed to terms on a three-year contract

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensMTL / News Release

MONTRÉAL - Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year contract (2017-18 to 2019-20) with free agent forward Antoine Waked.

Waked, 20, recorded 80 points (39 goals, 41 assists) in 67 games with the QMJHL's Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in 2016-17. He ranked tied for ninth in the league in goals and 12th in points. Eleven of his goals were scored on the powerplay and six were game-winning goals. The 6'01'' and 190 lbs forward served 67 penalty minutes, totaled 226 shots on goal and ranked fifth in the QMJHL with a plus-41 differential.

Tweet from @CanadiensMTL: F��licitations @AWaked23! Bienvenue dans la famille!++++Congrats, Antoine! Welcome to the family! pic.twitter.com/ZXdRmx3Gw4

The Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec native played 224 career games with the Huskies since making his junior debut in 2013-14. Waked registered 157 points (68 goals, 89 assists) and 215 penalty minutes, while displaying a plus-39 differential. He added six points (4-2-6) in 27 career playoff contests.

Tweet from @AWaked23: Proud to have signed my first NHL contract with the @CanadiensMTL Thanks to my familly and everyone who has helped along the way!

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