Official Release: Canadiens sign defenseman Davis Drewiske to a two-year contract extension

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Editor’s note: Davis Drewiske will make $625,000 in 2013-14 and $650,000 in 2014-15. Drewiske received $650,000 in 2012-13.

Thursday, 13.06.2013 / 11:00 AM / News

Montreal Canadiens

PRESS RELEASE

MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Thursday the signing of defenseman Davis Drewiske to a two-year contract extension (2013-14 and 2014-15). As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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“We are happy to have come to an agreement with Davis on a two-year contract. He brings experience and most importantly depth to our group of defensemen,” said Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin.

In 29 games with the Los Angeles Kings and Canadiens in 2012-13, Drewiske raked up seven points (2 goals, 5 assists). One of his goals was tallied on the powerplay. He served 14 penalty minutes and maintained a +3 plus/minus differential. Drewiske played an average of 15:11 per game.

The 6’02’’ and 220 lbs rearguard has recorded 25 points (5 goals, 20 assists) in 135 NHL career regular season games. Drewiske, 28, has served 67 penalty minutes.

A native of Hudson, Wisconsin, Drewiske was acquired from the Kings on April 2, 2013 in return for a fifth round pick at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.