Montreal Canadiens sign draft pick Arsen Khisamutdinov


The Montreal Canadiens announced on Friday that the team has agreed to a two-year deal with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov.

Khisamutdinov, 22, was selected by the Canadians in the sixth round in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

He had three points and 14 penalty minutes in 31 games with Nizhnekamsk in the KHL. He also added 13 points in 14 games with Samara in the VHL.

The Ufa, Russian native has played 40 career games with Nizhnekamsk since his KHL debut in 2018-19, recording eight points and 14 penalty minutes.

In 178 games between 2015-16 and 2018-19, Khisamutdinov had 62 goals, 144 points and 177 penalty minutes.


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