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Michael McCarron, a winger, pulls on a Montreal Canadiens sweater after being chosen 25th overall in the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Newark, N.J. (Associated Press)

Michael McCarron, a winger, pulls on a Montreal Canadiens sweater after being chosen 25th overall in the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Newark, N.J.

(Associated Press)

Canadiens sign first-round pick McCarron to entry-level deal Add to ...

The Montreal Canadiens have signed their first-round draft pick.

The team agreed to a three-year entry-level contract with forward Michael McCarron on Thursday. Montreal selected McCarron with the 25th-overall pick at the 2013 NHL draft.

The 18-year-old had 34 points (14 goals, 20 assists) in 55 games with the USHL’s U.S. national development team in 2012-13.

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The six-foot-five, 237-pound right native of Grosse Pointe, Mich., added five points (three goals, two assists) in seven games with the United States at the 2013 IIHF under-18 world championship.

McCarron will play for the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League next season.

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