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Montreal Canadiens sign Jake Evans to two-year contract extension

The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Jake Evans to a two-year contract extension.

For the first season, Evans will have a two-way deal that will see him earn $700,000 in the NHL and $225,000 in the AHL. In the second year, the contract becomes a one-way NHL deal where he will receive $800,000. The NHL cap hit will be the average, $750,000.

Evans is coming off of a season where he made his NHL debut, and by the end of the playoffs was a regular in the team’s lineup.