The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Michael Bournival to a one-year, two-way contract. The league’s official website and the team’s Twitter account confirmed the signing of the 23-year-old prospect, who hails from Shawinigan in Quebec, Canada.
— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 15, 2015
Michael Bournival's new deal pays him $600K in the NHL. #Habs Cheap, solid secondary scoring who should get ice time.
— Christopher (@HabsTalk11) July 15, 2015
Bournival, who plays the left wing, played for 29 games for the Canadiens in the 2014-2015 season when he had five points (three goals and two assists). He also played 60 games for the Canadiens in 2013-2014, when he had 14 points (seven goals and seven assists).
Bournival was a third-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft or 71st overall selection by the Colorado Avalanche, but was traded to the Canadiens in 2011.
In two seasons in the NHL, he has played in 14 postseason games and also represented the Canadian ice hockey national team at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where Canada won the bronze medal.