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Canadiens place Kenny Agostino on waivers

The 26-year-old forward has played 36 games with the Canadiens this season, scoring twice and collecting 11 points

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced on Sunday that they've placed forward Kenny Agostino on waivers.

After being recalled from the AHL's Laval Rocket in early November, the 26-year-old forward appeared in 36 games for the Habs, scoring a pair of goals and collecting 11 points.

He also suited up for 12 games with the Rocket this season, registering four goals and 10 points.

A native of Morristown, NJ, Agostino boasts 58 games of NHL experience with the Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins and the Canadiens.

A fifth-round pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2010, Agostino signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Habs last summer.

For his part, veteran defenseman Karl Alzner was assigned to the Rocket on Sunday after clearing waivers.

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