Glen Metropolit. Mike Zarrilli, Getty Images file photo
According to reports, Glen Metropolit is headed back to Europe to continue his
hockey career. The former Canadiens centre signed a two-year deal with EV Zug
in Switerland yesterday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Metropolit, 36, played three seasons in Europe, including a
stint with Jokerit Helsinki from 2003-05, and Lugano in Switzerland for the
05-06 season. He returned to the NHL for the 06-07 season with the Atlanta
The Canadiens claimed Metropolit, a Toronto native, off
waivers on Feb. 27, 2009 from the Philadelphia Flyers. Metropolit scored 16
goals and added 13 assists for Montreal last season.