MONTRÉAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract (2015-16) with free agent defenseman Mark Barberio.
Barberio, 25, played 52 games with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2014-15, recording seven points (1 goal, 6 assists). The 6'01’’ and 199 lbs defenseman served 34 penalty minutes with an average of 16:46 time on ice per game.
Since making his professional debut with Tampa Bay in 2012-13, Barberio has played 103 regular season games, contributing 17 points (6 goals, 11 assists). He scored one goal on the powerplay, with a +4 differential and 44 penalty minutes. In three seasons with Norfolk and Syracuse (AHL), Barberio harvested 134 points (30 goals, 104 assists) in 215 games. He won the Calder Cup in 2012 with Norfolk.
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