|Brock Trotter |
MONTREAL – Canadiens GM Bob Gainey announced Thursday the signing of free agent centerman Brock Trotter to a three-year contract (2007-08 to 2009-10). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Trotter will report to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Friday.
In 2007-08, the 20-year-old Trotter played in 24 games with the University of Denver Pioneers, his third season with the NCAA team. He led the team with 31 points in 24 games (13 goals, 18 assists), and registered 18 penalty minutes.
The 5-foot-10, 180-pound forward native of Brandon, Manitoba led the Pioneers in scoring with 40 points in 40 games in 2006-07 (16 goals, 24 assists). He registered 76 points (32 goals, 44 assists) and 42 penalty minutes in three seasons with Denver (79 games).