Subban re-signs with Canadiens

Posted: January 29, 2013

DEFENSEMAN P.K. Subban will be rejoining the Montreal Canadiens after signing a 2-year, $5.75 million contract on Monday.

He will make $2 million the first year after having earned $875,000 last season on an entry-level contract.

Subban did not attend training camp and missed the first four games of the regular season while negotiating with the Canadiens.

The 23-year-old led the team in average ice time per game last season at 24 minutes, 18 seconds.

He had seven goals and 29 assists in 81 games and was seventh among NHL defensemen with 205 shots on goal.

In his NHL career, he has 21 goals and 55 assists in 160 games.

In Monday's games * 

At Raleigh, N.C., David Krejci scored the tiebreaking goal off a pretty pass from rookie defenseman Dougie Hamilton with 1:50 left to help the Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-3.

Zdeno Chara had a power-play goal and two assists for the Bruins.

* At Columbus, Vinny Prospal scored from a hard angle at 1:22 of the third period and Sergei Bobrovsky had 24 saves to help the Blue Jackets end a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars.

* At Glendale, Ariz., Chad Johnson earned his first NHL shutout in his Phoenix debut and the Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators, 4-0.

* At Edmonton, Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves as the Oilers breezed past Colorado, 4-1.

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