9:10 PM EDT, Fri July 19, 2019
Calgary Flames Sign Rinat Valiev To A One Year Deal

Calgary Flames Sign Rinat Valiev To A One Year Deal

The Flames and Valiev avoided arbitration today. The Calgary Flames avoided arbitration with Rinat Valiev today by signing the defenceman to a one year deal this afternoon. Valiev spent last season in Stockton with the Heat after making his way to the Flames organization by way of the Montreal Canadiens, where he last saw NHL action. In 55 games in Stockton last year Valiev scored four goals and had 17 assists. Rinat Valiev was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs back in 2014 with the 68th pick in the 3rd round of the NHL Draft. He’s played in a total of 12 NHL games between Toronto and...
A Winning Habit Jul 14, 2019

The Montreal Canadiens are better off trading Charles Hudon

The Montreal Canadiens have resigned their biggest RFAs in Artturi Lehkonen and Joel Armia already while trading Charles Hudon seems to be the best option. Marc Bergevin has made decent use of the cap space he had with the Montreal Canadiens heading into the offseason. Brett Kulak, Mike Reilly, Artturi Lehkonen, and Joel Armia have […] The Montreal Canadiens are better off trading Charles Hudon - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Jul 12, 2019

2021 will be the year the dynamic of the Montreal Canadiens changes

The Montreal Canadiens have been defined by a few players over the years, but the 2020-21 season could be the year all that changes. Marc Bergevin had five key restricted free agents to make decisions on in Joel Armia, Artturi Lehkonen, Charles Hudon, Mike Reilly, and Brett Kulak. Many thought Michael McCarron wouldn’t be part […] 2021 will be the year the dynamic of the Montreal Canadiens changes - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Jul 11, 2019
Investigating the ideal left side for the Canadiens’ defence

Investigating the ideal left side for the Canadiens’ defence

With the arrival of Ben Chiarot, where do the other LDs fit for this upcoming season? Montreal appears to have found at least a partial solution for their gap on the left side of the defence in free agency when they landed Ben Chiarot on a three-year deal. Now comes the difficult part of trying to sort out where each piece fits in the opening-night roster. Outside of Chiarot, there are the established members, Victor Mete and Brett Kulak, the inconsistent Mikey Reilly, the struggling Karl Alzner, and last year’s off-season signee, Xavier Ouellet. There is also a trio in the AHL who might...
A Winning Habit Jul 10, 2019

Montreal Canadiens: An eerie feeling about Noah Juulsen and Mike Reilly

Mike Reilly was one of the RFAs the Montreal Canadiens qualified and extended but with Noah Juulsen still in the fold, are more moves coming the Habs way? The Montreal Canadiens didn’t seem to have a problem getting Brett Kulak, and Mike Reilly signed. Kulak proved he can be a valuable asset on the team’s […] Montreal Canadiens: An eerie feeling about Noah Juulsen and Mike Reilly - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Jul 5, 2019

Montreal Canadiens Signing Ben Chiarot Puts Pressure On Victor Mete

The Montreal Canadiens signed Ben Chiarot to a three year contract. Chiarot is not likely to be a top pairing defenseman and neither is Brett Kulak. That means Victor Mete has to step up next season. The Montreal Canadiens dipped into the free agency market yesterday and signed Ben Chiarot. They gave the former Winnipeg […] Montreal Canadiens Signing Ben Chiarot Puts Pressure On Victor Mete - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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