Habs Ink Prospect Nevins To 3 Year Deal

The Montreal Canadiens announced earlier today that they have signed prospect Jack Nevins to a 3 year entry-level deal. As reported earlier last week by RDS that the Canadiens were interested in the young forward and approached him with a contract.

Official release from the Montreal Canadiens,

MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Tuesday the signing of free agent forward Jack Nevins to a three-year contract (2013-14 to 2015-16).

In 30 games with the QMJHL’s Charlottetown Islanders in 2013-14, Nevins has collected 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists), leading his team in assists and points. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound forward ranks second on the Islanders in differential (+7) and shots on goal (103), while leading the QMJHL with 85 penalty minutes. He has tallied three powerplay goals.

Nevins, 20, has registered 56 points (24 goals, 32 assists) and served 273 penalty minutes in 142 contests since his Junior debut in 2011-12. He suited up for the OHL’s Sarnia Sting, Kingston Frontenacs and London Knights, as well as for the QMJHL’s Prince Edward Island Rocket and Islanders.

A native of Stittsville, ON, Nevins also played with the Kemptville 73’s in the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) in 2010-11.