Canadian: Kirby Dach under contract for four years

Canadian: Kirby Dach under contract for four years

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The Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday signed striker Kirby Dach, who was a restricted free agent, to a four-year, $13.45 million contract.

< p>Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks on the day of the first round of the entry draft against first- and third-round picks on July 7, Dach will average $3.3625 million per season.

Dach, 21, had nine goals and 17 assists for 26 points in 70 games last regular season. Since his debut in the National Hockey League in 2019, he has amassed 59 points, including 19 goals, in 152 games.

The Albertan was the third overall selection of the 2019 auction.