P.K. Subban contract: Canadiens sign star defenseman to two-year deal

Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

The contract dispute between Subban and the Canadiens is over, though the defenseman did not get the long-term deal he had been seeking.

P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens agreed to a two-year contract on Monday, the team announced. This ends the two sides' dispute over both the length and the terms of a new contract -- Subban wanted a long-term agreement, while the Canadiens were insistent on a two-year deal.

For more Canadiens coverage, visit Eyes On The Prize .

Under the terms of the deal, Subban will make $2 million in the first year and $3.75 in the second. Those figures are similar to the ones reportedly offered by Montreal last spring. Subban couldn't get the Canadiens to budge on the years, but he did get a bit more money out of them. The salary cap hit against Montreal is $2.8 million.

Subban scored seven goals and added 29 assists in 81 games last year, and he led all Montreal defensemen in ice time. He also tied for second on the team with five power play goals.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.