Habs sign goaltender Charlie Lindgren to one-year
Montreal Canadiens goaltender Charlie Lindgren (40) warms up prior to an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, July 6, 2017 10:07AM EDT
Goaltender Charlie Lindgren agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.
Lindgren, 23, has played the last two years with Montreal's AHL team and is expected to play there again this season.
The Lakeville, Minn., native went 24-18-1 with a 2.56 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage with the St. John's IceCaps last season.
He has shone when called up to the NHL club, going 3-0-0 with a 1.65 average and a .943 save percentage.
Lindgren was the Canadiens last unsigned restricted free agent.