Earlier on Saturday morning, the Montreal Canadiens have signed left-shot defenceman Tom Parisi to a two-year/two-way deal.
Tom Parisi, an undrafted defenceman, has spent the last four years playing college hockey in the NCAA with Providence College, including being appointed captain of the team in his senior year during the 2015-16 season.
Tom Parisi Position: Defence Age: 22 Hometown: Commack, NY, USA Height: 6'0" Weight: 194 Draft: Undrafted Current Team: Providence College (NCAA) Many will recognize Parisi around the organization as he participated in the Habs' 2015 development camp over the summer. With a record of 27-7-4 this season, Providence College is a "1" seed in the Northeast Regionals of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. Unfortunately for Providence, they were upset on Friday night by "4" seed University of Minnesota-Duluth by a 2-1 score in double overtime.
"From what I remember last year, he's a great skater, excellent instincts. Really great with his stick. Not a standout offensively, but activates intelligently and holds the blue line extremely line" - Mitch Brown/All About The Habs via Mike
All About The Habs would like to welcome Tom Parisi to the Montreal Canadiens organization and wish him the best of luck in training camp this upcoming summer.