Huet Gives Up NHL Dream; Signs With Swiss Club: Cristobal Huet will not return to the NHL this season. He has signed a four-year deal with Laussane of the Swiss league, reports The Globe and Mail. (Updated 8/11/12)
No information available at this time (Updated 6/18/13).
He had recently indicated a desire to return to the NHL and had hoped to land a gig as a backup. But it appears the market had stalled under the threat of a labor disruption, and Cristobal Huet decided he couldn't wait. He played eight seasons in the NHL, most recently with Chicago, and leaves with a 129-90-32 record in 272 games. (Updated 8/11/12).
09/17/2010 18:34 Blackhawks trying to deal goalie Huet
The Chicago Blackhawks are close to finding a place for goaltender Cristobal Huet to play this season and eliminating his $5.625 million annual salary cap hit.