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Canadiens sign Samuelsson, Terry

The Montreal Canadiens, parent club of the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps, have agreed to terms with defenseman Philip Samuelsson and forward Chris Terry on one-year, two-way contracts.

Samuelsson, 24, played 56 games with the Springfield Falcons (AHL) in 2015-16, picking up four goals and 27 assists for 31 points. He also appeared in four games with the Arizona Coyotes.

A native of Leksand, Sweden, Samuelsson has appeared in 304 career AHL games over five pro seasons with Springfield, Portland and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, tallying 15 goals and 81 assists for 96 points along with a plus-28 rating.

Selected in the second round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by Pittsburgh, Samuelsson has 13 games of NHL experience with the Penguins and Coyotes. He is the son of Charlotte Checkers head coach Ulf Samuelsson.

Terry, 26, spent the entire 2015-16 season in the NHL, notching eight goals and three assists with the Carolina Hurricanes. He has 20 goals and 14 assists for 34 points in 138 career NHL contests.

A native of Brampton, Ont., Terry was an AHL All-Star in 2012 and has skated in 380 AHL games with Albany and Charlotte, picking up 121 goals and 180 assists for 301 points. He set career highs with 34 goals in 2010-11 and 69 points in 2013-14.

Terry was originally drafted by Carolina in 2007.