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By the numbers: Sebastian Aho

The Canadiens tendered an offer sheet to the RFA centerman on July 1

by Shauna Denis @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - The Canadiens tendered an offer sheet to restricted free agent Sebastian Aho on July 1. The contract, which Aho signed, is a five-year deal, with an average annual value of $8.454 million. Carolina has one week to match the offer. Learn more about Aho below.

3 - Number of draft picks Montreal would have to send back Carolina's way if the 'Canes decide not to match the offer sheet, including one in the first round, one in the second, and one in the third in 2020.

35 - Sebastian Aho was drafted in the second round, 35th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2015 NHL Draft.

30 - Aho potted a career-high 30 goals in 2018-19, his third NHL season, after having scored 24 and 29 goals in his first two years in the League, respectively.

242 - Aho has suited up for 242 career NHL games, racking up 83 goals and 197 points in those outings.

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15 - The 21-year-old centerman took part in 15 NHL playoff games this year, scoring five goals and 12 points in the 2019 postseason.

7 - Aho led the Hurricanes with seven game-winning goals in 2018-19, in addition to leading the team with four short-handed markers.

4 - If Aho joins the fold in Montreal, he would be the fourth Finnish forward on a roster that also includes Jesperi Kotkaniemi and restricted free agents Artturi Lehkonen and Joel Armia.

10 - Aho has represented Finland internationally on 10 occasions, including winning a gold medal at the 2016 World Juniors before winning a silver medal at the 2016 World Championships a few months later.

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