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Veteran leaves the Canadiens and he's on his way to Pitsburgh

Published July 13, 2022 at 12:40
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While Kent Hughes and the Montreal Canadiens organization announced three signings this morning:


Some of the organization's players were at risk of leaving, as they became free as a bird. This is notably the case of veteran Xavier Ouellet, a pillar of the Laval Rocket.

Unfortunately for the fans of the organization, it's official. It's over for Ouellet, who is moving to Pittsburgh (according to Renaud Lavoie):


"Xavier Ouellet signs a two-year deal with the @penguins: $750,000 (NHL) $450,000 (AHL)" - Renaud Lavoie

Ouellet, 28, wore the "C" for Laval and put up a solid 41 points in 61 games in 2021-22. (+ 9 points in 15 playoff games)

Another big Rocket player, Laurent Dauphin, was at risk of leaving and it's also official:


More details will follow!

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