A contract for Cale Fleury

A contract for Cale Fleury

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The Seattle Kraken signed former Montreal Canadiens defenseman Cale Fleury to a one-year, two-way contract on Tuesday. 

The hockey player The 23-year-old will receive a salary equivalent to $750,000 a year if he plays in the National League.

Selected in the 2021 expansion draft, Fleury played nine games with the Kraken during the last campaign . He was held in check in attack and maintained a differential of -3. The Canadian back mainly played for the Charlotte Checkers in the American League. He had 33 points, including seven goals, in 58 outings.

“Cale took another big step in his development last year, especially in his offensive game,” said considered Kraken general manager Ron Francis on the club's website.

The third-round pick, the 87th overall, of the Habs in 2017 appeared in 41 games with the Bleu-Blanc-Rouge in 2019-2020.