Montreal Canadiens sign deal with KHL G Vasili Demchenko


On Tuesday, the Montreal Canadiens agreed to the terms of a one-year entry-level contract with KHL goalkeeper Vasili Demchenko.

The contract, which will start next season, will see Demchenko win $ 700,000 in the NHL and $ 70,000 in the AHL, with a signing bonus of $ 92,500.

The 26-year-old has spent the past seven seasons in the KHL, splitting time this season between Chelyabinsk and Magnitogorsk. In 36 games between the two teams, he was 9-17-3 with a save percentage of .907 and a goals-against-average of 2.77.

In 212 career KHL competitions, he was 81-86-25 with a GAA of 2.37 and a save percentage of .925.


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