Canadiens signal Josh Anderson to a seven-year, $38.5-million deal


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The Canadiens didn’t waste a lot time making Josh Anderson really feel at residence.

Normal supervisor Marc Bergevin introduced Thursday night that the workforce has signed the right-winger to a seven-year, US$38.5-million contract with an annual salary-cap hit of $5.5 million.

According to CapFriendly.com, the deal pays Anderson $Four million in every of the primary two seasons, adopted by years by which he’ll earn $7 million, $eight million, $7 million, $5 million and $three.5 million. In years 2-Four, Anderson can submit a listing of eight groups he can’t be traded to and in years 5-7 he can submit a listing of 5 groups he can’t be traded to.

The salary-cap hit of $5.5 million ties Anderson with Jonathan Drouin for probably the most the Canadiens are paying any ahead on the workforce.

The Canadiens acquired Anderson from Columbus on Tuesday, sending Max Domi and a third-round decide on the NHL Draft to the Blue Jackets. Domi signed a two-year, US$10.6-million cope with the Blue Jackets on Wednesday that has a $5.three million salary-cap hit.