MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract (2016-17) with free agent Bobby Farnham.
A native of North Andover, MA, Farnham started last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins before being claimed off waivers by the New Jersey Devils last October. The 5-foot-10, 188-pound right-winger registered eight goals and 10 points, amassed 97 penalty minutes, and dished out 93 hits in 53 games in the NHL in 2015-16.
A graduate of Brown University, Farnham began his career in the pros in 2011-12 in the Boston Bruins organization. Shuffling between the ECHL, AHL and the NHL ranks with the Bruins, Sharks and Penguins’ affiliates over the last few years, the 27-year-old forward has played 64 career NHL games, collecting eight goals, two assists and 121 penalty minutes.