Defenceman Gustav Olofsson re-signs with Montreal Canadiens

Minnesota Wild defenseman Gustav Olofsson skates behind the net during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Wednesday Nov. 22, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, two-way contract. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jeffrey T. Barnes

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, two-way contract.

The deal will pay Olofsson US$700,000 in the NHL and $235,000 in the American Hockey League, with $300,000 in guaranteed salary.

The six-foot-three, 196 pound Swede played two games with AHL Laval last season, recording one assist. He suffered a season-ending shoulder injury on Oct. 19.

Olofsson has played 56 NHL games with the Minnesota Wild, who drafted him 46th overall in 2013.

The Habs acquired Olofsson in a trade in October 2018.

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