Habs sign Woywitka

Dallas Stars center Mike Ribeiro (R) and defenseman Jeff Woywitka celebrate Ribeiro's goal against...

Dallas Stars center Mike Ribeiro (R) and defenseman Jeff Woywitka celebrate Ribeiro's goal against the Calgary Flames during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Dallas, Texas March 9, 2011. (REUTERS/Mike Stone)

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MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens signed defenseman Jeff Woywitka to a one-year, two-way contract on Monday.

The six-year veteran spent the past two seasons in Dallas and totaled two goals and nine assists along with a plus-five rating over 63 games during the 2010-11 campaign.

The 27th overall pick in 2001 by Philadelphia, he has notched eight goals and 41 assists over 251 games in the NHL between the Blues and Stars.


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