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Montreal Canadiens offseason checklist

Marc Bergevin will be busy this summer with a bevy of crucial decisions to make Attempt to re-sign Jeff Petry at all costs No, he won't come cheap, and yes, he will have plenty of good offers throughout the league as one of the best unrestricted free agents on the market, but the fact of the matter is that Petry has quickly become an indispensable member of the defensive core. Expect him to sign a rather healthy contract this summer, somewhere in the $5M+ per year range. Andrei Markov isn't getting any younger, and until Nathan Beaulieu is ready to absorb some top pairing minutes, the Habs...

Andrei Markov opens the scoring thanks to a sweet PK Subban pass

They needed this type of start. The Habs needed to come out flying, and thanks to some nifty work by P.K. Subban, and a nice finish by veteran Andrei Markov, they have the much needed game four lead the craved. This was only Montreal's 5th goal of the series. There haven't been many high danger shots by the Habs this series, or even throughout the entire playoffs, and creativity was clearly lacking in the offensive zone. It took some fantastic vision by Subban, some slightly short-sighted coverage by the Lightning, and a smart pinch by Markov, but Montreal finally scored by making Ben...

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