The AHL's Laval Rocket have signed forward Devante Smith-Pelly to a professional tryout contract, the team announced on Tuesday.
Smith-Pelly, 29, has played 14 games with the AHL's Ontario Reign this season, recording one assist. He last played in the NHL during the 2018-2019 season with the Washington Capitals, recording four goals and four assists in 54 games. He was a part of the Capitals' Stanley Cup winning team.
The Scarborough, ON native played parts of two seasons with the Montreal Canadiens from 2014-16, recording seven goals and eight assists in 66 games. In 395 NHL games with the Canadiens, Capitals, Anaheim Ducks, and New Jersey Devils, he has 44 goals and 57 games.