MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens have signed free agent forward Stefan Fournier to a three-year contract.
Fournier had 35 goals and 72 points for Memorial Cup-champion Halifax of the QMJHL this past season. He added 16 goals and 13 assists in 17 playoff games, including three points in the tournament final in May.
The 6-foot-3, 212-pounder from Dorval, Que., also led Halifax with 100 penalty minutes in the regular season and maintained a +17 plus/minus differential.
He is currently taking part in his first Canadiens' development camp.
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