Canadiens ink prospect Mac Bennett to two-year deal
The Montreal Canadiens have announced today the signing of college prospect Mac Bennett to a two-year entry-level deal. Bennett, 23, was a 3rd round draft pick (79th overall) by the Habs back in the 2009 NHL entry draft.
Bennett was serving as the captain of the Michigan Wolverines for his last year of College hockey and amassed 14 points (2 goals, 12 assists) in 31 games this season. Bennett led his team’s defense in assists and points while also maintaining a +/- of +12.
In 136 career games with the University of Michigan Bennett recorded 65 points (14 goals, 51 assists) and 53 penalty minutes.