October 21st, 2020

Montreal Canadiens sign homegrown defenceman Victor Mete to one-year extension

By The Canadian Press on October 9, 2020.

Montreal Canadiens' Victor Mete keeps Minnesota Wild's Kevin Fiala away from the puck during second period NHL hockey action in Montreal on Thursday, October 17, 2019. The Canadiens have signed Mete to a one-year, US $735,000 extension. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

MONTREAL – The Montreal Canadiens have signed Victor Mete to a one-year, US $735,000 extension.

The 22-year-old Mete had four goals and seven assists in 51 games with the Canadiens last season.

The five-foot-nine, 183-pound native of Woodbridge, Ont., has four goals and 27 assists in 171 career games with Montreal.

Mete was a fourth-round pick (100th overall) by the Canadiens in the 2016 NHL draft.

The London Knights graduate helped Canada win gold at the 2018 world junior hockey championship.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 9, 2020

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