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.