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One-year, one-way contract for defenseman Christian Folin

The 28-year-old Swede played 19 games for the Canadiens after being acquired from the Flyers in February

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / News release

MONTREAL - Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Thursday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, one-way contract (2019-20 - $800,000) with defenseman Christian Folin.

Folin, 28, played 45 games in 2018-19 with the Canadiens and the Philadelphia Flyers, recording six assists, 27 penalty minutes, 78 hits and a +6 differential. The 6'03'' and 204 lbs defenseman averaged 15:40 of ice time per game.

In 228 career NHL regular season games with Montreal, Minnesota, Los Angeles and Philadelphia since his debut in 2013-14, Folin has recorded 42 points (7 goals, 35 assists) and 107 penalty minutes. He has a +22 differential. He appeared in six career NHL playoff games.

A native of Gothenburg, Sweden, Folin was acquired by the Canadiens from the Flyers on February 9.

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