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Canadiens acquire Racine from Florida

The Montreal Canadiens, parent club of the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps, have acquired defenseman Jonathan Racine from the Florida Panthers, parent club of the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds, in return for forward Tim Bozon.

Racine, a 23-year-old Montreal native, skated in 69 AHL games with Portland last season, tallying one goal and eight assists for nine points along with a plus-8 rating. Over three pro seasons, Racine has totaled one goal and 21 assists for 22 points and a plus-28 rating in 198 games with Portland and San Antonio.

A third-round draft pick by Florida in 2011, Racine has appeared in one career NHL games, with the Panthers in 2013-14.

Bozon, 22, tallied five goals and three assists in 41 AHL games with St. John’s last year, along with three goals and six assists in 15 contests with Brampton (ECHL).

A third-round selection by Montreal in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, Bozon made his AHL debut in 2014-15, appearing in one game with Hamilton.