Montreal Canadiens defender Brent Sopel will continue his career in the KHL club Metallurg Novokuznetsk, the Russian club’s official website reported. The player has signed a two-year contract.
Last season the 34-year-old player took part in 71 games in the NHL regular championship and scored 7 (2+5) points, whereas in the play-offs he played 7 matches and scored 1 goal.
During his whole career Sopel has player 659 matches in the NHL and scored 218 (44+174) points.
It’s worth noting that Sopel won the Stanley Cup in the 2009-10 season.