MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens
General Manager Bob Gainey
announced today the signing of forward Travis Moen
to a three-year contract (2009-10 to 2011-12).
"Travis Moen is a character player. He is versatile, and he plays hard. His size and style will contribute to adding physicality to our team," said Bob Gainey
Last season, the 6-2, 215-pound left-winger took part in 82 regular-season contests with the Anaheim Ducks
and the San Jose Sharks
. Moen registered 16 points (7 goals, 9 assists), 91 penalty minutes and 101 shots on goal while blocking 78 shots and delivering 171 hits. In five NHL seasons, the 27-year-old amassed 56 points (29 goals, 27 assists), served 487 penalty minutes and fired 402 shots on goal in 362 regular-season games, with the Chicago Blackhawks
, the Anaheim Ducks
, and the San Jose Sharks
A native of Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Moen was a member of the 2007 Stanley Cup Champion Anaheim Ducks
, scoring 12 points (7 goals, 5 assists) in 21 playoff games. In the 2009 playoffs, he led the San Jose Sharks
in hits (16). Moen has appeared in 42 career playoff contests, scoring 15 points (9 goals, 6 assists) and serving 36 penalty minutes.
Moen was selected in the fifth round by the Calgary Flames
, 155th overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.