The Montreal Canadiens and general manager Marc Bergevin announced a contract signing on Tuesday.
The Canadiens signed 2020 first round pick Kaiden Guhle to a three year entry level contract.
Guhle was the 16th overall pick at this year's draft.
From the press release:
"The agreement will see Guhle earn $832,500 at the NHL level with a signing bonus of $92,500 per season, for an average annual value of $925,000. The deal also contains Performance "A" bonuses to a maximum of $420,000 in each season. Guhle is set to make $80,000 per season at the AHL level.
Guhle, 18, tallied 40 points in 64 games in 2019-20, his second season with the Prince Albert Raiders in the WHL. The 6'02'' and 186 lbs defenseman led his team's blue-liners in goals (11), assists (29), points and powerplay points (16). Guhle won the WHL championship with Prince Albert in 2018-19, registering three assists in 23 playoff contests. The left-handed rearguard also skated in three games with the Raiders at the Memorial Cup tournament the same year."
Canadiens agree to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract (2020-21 to 2022-23) with defenseman Kaiden Guhle.#GoHabsGohttps://t.co/2B7I45OG3L
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