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One-year, two-way contract for George “Bud” Holloway

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract (2015-16) with free agent forward George "Bud" Holloway.

Holloway, 27, played 42 games with Bern in Swiss National League A in 2014-15, recording 37 points (13 goals, 24 assists). The 6-foot, 200-pound right-winger had a plus-7 differential and served 24 penalty minutes.

Since making his professional debut in 2008-09, Holloway has collected 120 points (54 goals, 66 assists) in 191 games with the AHL’s Manchester Monarchs. He also played in the ECHL in 2008-09 and in Sweden (2011 to 2014). A product of the WHL’s Seattle Thunderbirds, Holloway totaled 197 points (95 goals, 102 assists) in 282 regular season games in the juniors.

A native of Wapella, Saskatchewan, Holloway was selected in the third round, 86th overall by the Los Angeles Kings at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

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