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Three-year, entry-level contract for defenseman Josh Brook

The Canadiens selected the 19-year-old rearguard 56th overall in the 2017 NHL Draft

by Montreal Canadiens @CanadiensMTL / Press Release

MONTREAL - General manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract (2018-19 to 2020-21) with defenseman Josh Brook.

The six-foot-one and 187-pound defenseman recorded 32 points (3 goals, 29 assists) in 45 games with the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors in 2017-18.

Brook, 19, ranked second on the team and fourth in the WHL with a plus-48 differential. He also served 36 penalty minutes.

Brook added six points (1-5-6) in 14 playoff games.

Selected in the second round, 56th overall at the 2017 NHL Draft, Brook has played 145 career games with the Warriors since making his Junior debut in 2014-15. The Yorktown, SK native recorded 82 points (15 goals, 67 assists) and 117 penalty minutes while displaying a plus-68 differential. He added 18 points (4-14-18) in 31 career playoff contests.

Brook is currently taking part in the Canadiens' training camp. He also participated in the latest Canadiens' development camp in June 2018.

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