Canadiens sign Agostino, Chaput, Ouellet

Photos: Chris Rutsch, Lindsay A. Mogle

The Montreal Canadiens announced on Sunday that they have agreed to terms on two-way contracts with forward Kenny Agostino (one year), forward Michael Chaput (two years) and defenseman Xavier Ouellet (one year).

Agostino, 26, recorded 16 goals and 37 assists for 53 points in 64 AHL games with the Providence Bruins in 2017-18. He also notched one assist in five NHL games with Boston.

The AHL’s scoring champion and MVP in 2016-17, Agostino has played 261 games in the AHL over his four pro seasons, totaling 78 goals and 158 assists for 236 points with Providence, Chicago, Stockton and Adirondack.

A fifth-round pick by Pittsburgh in the 2010 NHL Draft, Agostino has compiled two goals and four assists in 22 career NHL games with Boston, St. Louis and Calgary.

Chaput, 26, was a acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks on June 24 after playing 55 games with the AHL’s Utica Comets in 2017-18, his sixth professional season. He recorded 17 goals and 25 assists for 42 points with Utica, leading the team with nine power-play goals and finishing second in points.

A native of Ile-Bizard, Que., Chaput also appeared in nine NHL games with Vancouver.

Originally a third-round choice by Philadelphia in the 2010 NHL Draft, Chaput has played in 301 regular-season games in the AHL with Utica, Lake Erie and Springfield, totaling 77 goals and 121 assists for 198 points. He has 16 points in 35 postseason contests and won a Calder Cup championship with Lake Erie in 2016.

Chaput has tallied six goals and 11 assists in 135 NHL contests with Vancouver and Columbus.

Ouellet, 24, has spent the last two seasons exclusively in the NHL with the Detroit Red Wings. Drafted by Detroit in the second round in 2011, Ouellet has appeared in 141 NHL games, totaling five goals and 18 assists for 23 points.

A native of Bayonne, France, Ouellet spent three seasons with the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins (2013-16), where he notched nine goals and 53 assists for 62 points in 183 games. Ouellet participated in the AHL All-Star Classic in 2016.