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De la Rose agrees to two-year contract with Canadiens

Forward gets $1.8 million, had 12 points in 55 games last season

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Jacob de la Rose agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.8 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $900,000.

De la Rose was a restricted free agent who could have filed for arbitration before the 5 p.m. ET deadline Thursday.

The 23-year-old left wing had 12 points (four goals, eight assists) in 55 games last season. He also had two points (one goal, one assist) in 10 games to help Sweden win the gold medal at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.

Montreal selected de la Rose in the second round (No. 34) of the 2013 NHL Draft. He has 19 points (eight goals, 11 assists) in 119 NHL games and has 14 shots on goal in 12 Stanley Cup Playoff games.

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