Habs lock up Nokelainen

The Canadiens signed forward Petteri Nokelainen to a one-year deal Friday. (BEN PELOSSE/QMI Agency...

The Canadiens signed forward Petteri Nokelainen to a one-year deal Friday. (BEN PELOSSE/QMI Agency file photo)

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MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens signed forward Petteri Nokelainen to a one-year contract Friday.

The 26-year-old Finn had three goals and three assists in 51 games after joining the Canadiens in an early-season trade with the Phoenix Coyotes.

A 2004 first-round pick of the Islanders, Nokelainen has registered 20 goals and 41 points in 245 career games.

The Canadiens also signed defenseman Brendon Nash to a one-year deal.


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