MONTREAL - The Canadiens assigned defenseman Victor Mete to the AHL's Laval Rocket on Thursday.
In 23 games with the Habs so far this season, the 20-year-old Woodbridge, ON native has collected four assists and posted a plus-5 differential while averaging 15:10 of ice time per outing. He also has 23 blocked shots.
Mete is in his second NHL season after putting up seven assists in 49 games during the 2017-18 campaign.
He was selected in the fourth round, 100th overall by the Canadiens in the 2016 NHL Draft.