Canadiens signal free-agent Tyler Toffoli to four-year, $17-million deal

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The Canadiens introduced Monday afternoon that they’ve agreed to phrases on a four-year, US$17-million contract with free-agent ahead Tyler Toffoli.

The deal has an annual salary-cap hit of $four.25 million. With the signing, the Canadiens now not have any salary-cap house, according to

The 28-year-old Toffoli, a 6-foot, 197-pound right-winger, posted 24-20-44 totals in 68 video games final season cut up between the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks.

The Kings chosen Toffoli within the second spherical (47th general) of the 2010 NHL Draft.

In 525 profession NHL regular-season video games, the Scarborough, Ont., native has 145-155-300 totals.