10/06/2014 10:35 EDT | Updated 12/06/2014 05:59 EST

Francis Bouillon released by Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have released defenceman Francis Bouillon, the club announced Monday morning.

General manager Marc Bergevin and head coach Michel Therrien met with Bouillon to advise him that the Club will not be offering him a contract for the upcoming season.

Bouillon had six points and was a plus-4 in 52 games with the Canadiens in 2013-14. He also spent three seasons with Nashville.

The 38-year-old was a fan favourite in Montreal, breaking in with the club in the 1999-2000 season. He had 149 points (32 goals, 117 assists) in 776 regular season contests.