After a brief stint with the Montreal Canadiens, defender William Lagesson will continue his career with the Carolina Hurricanes organization.
Monday, the club playing in Raleigh announced that the 26-year-old has signed a one-year, two-way contract. The Swede will earn $750,000 if he plays in the National Hockey League (NHL).
“Lagesson adds strength and a physical presence to our blue line,” said the Hurricanes general manager, Don Waddell, in a statement. He has several games in the NHL and the American League behind the tie and adds experience to our defensive unit.”
In 2021-2022, Lagesson played 33 games on the Bettman circuit, including three in the Habs uniform. The Canadiens were acquired in March 2022 in the trade that brought Brett Kulak to the Edmonton Oilers.
The guard has 60 NHL games and seven career endorsements. 'assistance. He was a fourth-round pick (91st overall) of the Oilers in the 2014 draft.