MONTREAL --Montreal Canadiens General Manager Bob Gainey announced Wednesday the signing of forward Mike Cammalleri to a five-year contract (2009-10 to 2013-14). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Last season, Cammalleri, 27, ranked 2nd in scoring with the Calgary Flames with 82 points in 81 games (39 goals, 43 assists). He served 44 penalty minutes and averaged 17:33 minutes of ice time. Cammalleri, who ranked second in the NHL with 19 power-play goals, also led the Flames with 6 game-winning goals.
The Richmond Hill, Ontario native will be entering his 7th NHL season in 2009-10. He played a total of 364 NHL career regular-season games with Los Angeles and Calgary, recording 287 points (132 goals, 155 assists) with 214 penalty minutes.
The 5’9’’, 185-pound forward was selected in the 2nd round by the Kings, 49th overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. Read also:Habs ink Jaroslav Spacek Habs acquire Scott Gomez Offseason tracker