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Blackhawks sign netminder Huet

TSN.ca Staff

7/1/2008 8:39:03 PM

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Cristobal Huet to a four-year deal worth $5.635 million a season.

Huet, 32, finished with a 32-14-6 record and 2.32 goals-against average this season with a .920 save percentage between Washington and Montreal.

The Canadiens dealt Huet to the Capitals in February, electing to go with Carey Price as their starting goaltender. Huet was in the final year of a two-year contract and became an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Huet has played 183 career games in the NHL. He posted a 83-61-24 record, a 2.43 goals against average and a .918 save percentage.
He posted an 11-2 record in 13 career games with the Capitals, with a 1.63 goals against average and a .936 save percentage.

Details to follow.