MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract extension.
Gallagher has five goals and seven assists in 24 games with Montreal this season. In 149 regular-season games with the Canadiens, Gallagher has recorded 81 points (39 goals, 42 assists).
The 22-year-old Edmonton native was drafted by Montreal in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL draft. He was named to the NHL all-rookie team in 2012-13.