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The verdict is in on Michael Pezzetta's future in Montreal

Published July 11, 2022 at 3:25 PM
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On this very important day for free agents and restricted free agents, Kent Hughes just settled the Michael Pezzetta case!

"Pezz" has just signed a one season contract with the Canadiens, a pact worth $750,000, but more importantly, a one time deal!

See the official press release:

"Canadiens General Manager Kent Hughes announced Monday that he has reached an agreement with forward Michael Pezzetta on the terms of a one-season, one-piece contract worth $750,000.


Pezzetta played 51 games with the Canadiens in 2021-2022, collecting 11 points (5 goals, 6 assists). The 24-year-old forward led the team with 81 penalty minutes. Pezzetta played in his first career NHL game on November 2 against Detroit and scored his first career goal on November 14 at Boston.

The Toronto, ON native also played 8 games with the Laval Rocket in the American league this season where he collected 3 goals and 3 assists while serving 16 penalty minutes.

The 6'1", 216 lb. forward has 13 goals and 12 assists in 115 career AHL games with the Rocket.

Pezzetta was the Canadiens' sixth-round pick (160th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft."

- Montreal Canadiens

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The verdict is in on Michael Pezzetta's future in Montreal

Michael Pezzetta will play more than 70 games with the CH next year?

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