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Habs Eyes On The Prize Mar 12, 2017
Canadiens vs. Oilers Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

Canadiens vs. Oilers Game thread, rosters, lines, and how to watch

The Habs look to end their western road trip on a winning note. Following a rough loss to the Calgary Flames on Thursday night, the Habs look to reclaim the Atlantic Division throne in a matchup against the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers are looking to make the playoffs for the first time since 2006, being led by the young phenom Connor McDavid. He currently leads the NHL with 75 points, on pace to score 92. Former Hab David Desharnais will play against his old team for the first time tonight. He has two points in three games since being traded to Edmonton. The Oilers most recently lost their...
Montreal Gazette Mar 10, 2017
Canadiens at Oilers: Five things you should know

Canadiens at Oilers: Five things you should know

Former Canadien David Desharnais will face his former team for the first time since being dealt to Edmonton.
Montreal Gazette Mar 6, 2017
Brandon Davidson set to make his debut with Canadiens

Brandon Davidson set to make his debut with Canadiens

Montreal acquired the defenceman from the Edmonton Oilers last week in exchange for David Desharnais.
Cult of Hockey podcast: On controversies around Taylor Hall, Ryan Smyth, Adam Larsson, Peter Chiarelli and the David Desharnais trade

Cult of Hockey podcast: On controversies around Taylor Hall, Ryan Smyth, Adam Larsson, Peter Chiarelli and the David Desharnais trade

On this week’s Cult of Hockey podcast, David Staples and Bruce McCurdy dig into controversies around Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth and the David Desharnais-for-Brandon Davidson trade, as well as discussing Peter Chiarelli’s work this past year in building the Oilers, and show some love for the play of Oilers d-man Adam Larsson. You can […]
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Who is Edmonton Oilers' "unsung hero"? Here's a vote for multi-tool forward Mark Letestu

GAME DAY 65: Red Wings at Oilers The Edmonton Oilers’ forward corps enters the home stretch of the 2016-17 season a dollop deeper after the deadline deal that delivered diminutive David Desharnais. The Oilers will take to the ice against Detroit tonight boasting five legitimate NHL centres in the persons of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, […]
The Hockey Writers Mar 2, 2017

Oilers Chances Remain Unchanged

The 2017 NHL Trade Deadline came and went with the Edmonton Oilers not being a major player. While they did add veteran centre David Desharnais in a deal with the Montreal Canadiens which cost them defenceman Brandon Davidson, it was not a move that is likely to have the kind of impact some are hoping. […]
FOX Sports Mar 2, 2017
Edmonton Oilers Add Centre Depth, Acquire Desharnais

Edmonton Oilers Add Centre Depth, Acquire Desharnais

The Trade Deadline Has Passed But the Edmonton Oilers Made Their Moves. The Oilers Added Some Center Depth With David Desharnais.The Edmonton Oilers got a head start of the trade deadline during their win against the St.Louis Blues when it was announced they had swapped Brandon Davidson in exchang...
Two thumbs down: experts not thrilled with Edmonton Oilers acquisition of Dave Desharnais from the Montreal Canadiens

Two thumbs down: experts not thrilled with Edmonton Oilers acquisition of Dave Desharnais from the Montreal Canadiens

Two top hockey analysts, TSN’s Ray Ferraro and Hockey Night in Canada’s Craig Simpson, both excellent players in their time and astute observers of the modern game, weren’t exactly enthused with the Edmonton Oilers acquisition of Montreal centre David Desharnais in a trade for Brandon Davidson.  Ferraro: “I just don’t see that there’s going to […]
Analysis: Making sense of the Andreas Martinsen for Sven Andrighetto trade

Analysis: Making sense of the Andreas Martinsen for Sven Andrighetto trade

We take a deeper look at the Andreas Martinsen trade that sent Sven Andrighetto to the Colorado Avalanche. Marc Bergevin acquired Andreas Martinsen from the Colorado Avalanche in return for Sven Andrighetto. Following the trend from all the deadline-day moves, the Montreal Canadiens got bigger with the transaction. Andreas Martinsen is 6’3” and weighs in at 220lbs. The left-winger was an undrafted signing in 2015 and, much like David Desharnais, worked his way into his team’s lineup. Martinsen has played 110 games in an Avs uniform, scoring seven times and collecting 18 points while...
David Desharnais says he tried to enjoy every second with the Canadiens

David Desharnais says he tried to enjoy every second with the Canadiens

STU COWAN David Desharnais had a feeling Monday night’s game in New Jersey might be his last as a Montreal Canadien. Desharnais was playing in his second straight game after being a healthy scratch for six straight and was frustrated […]
Wednesday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin is not done trading yet

Wednesday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin is not done trading yet

Here are your daily links, including the unpredictability of Marc Bergevin, exactly what the GM has to work with, and a farewell to David Desharnais Montreal Canadiens news and notes When it comes to Marc Bergevin, we’ve learned to expect the unexpected. With less than 12 hours before the Trade Deadline, the Canadiens’ General Manager could still pull a rabbit or two out of the hat. [TSN690] As a potential precursor to something larger, David Desharnais was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Brandon Davidson. [EOTP] Davidson a great NHL story, 6th round pick, and cancer...
2017 NHL Trade Deadline open thread & verified insiders Twitter stream

2017 NHL Trade Deadline open thread & verified insiders Twitter stream

Discuss the amazing/ridiculous deals as team’s make their final roster adjustments. The teams have been busy in the days leading up to the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline, with names coming off the rental board well before March 1. For the Montreal Canadiens, that has meant the additions of Jordie Benn and Steve Ott to the team, while they’ve parted ways with Greg Pateryn and David Desharnais in the process. The Habs still have cap space to work with, so Marc Bergevin may have another deal up his sleeve. With the number of available players dwindling and time running out, the prices on the...
Montreal Gazette Feb 28, 2017
Stu Cowan: David Desharnais beat some very big odds with Canadiens

Stu Cowan: David Desharnais beat some very big odds with Canadiens

The Habs announced Tuesday night that the 5-foot-7 forward had been traded to Edmonton in exchange for 6-foot-2 defenceman Brandon Davidson.
The Hockey Writers Feb 28, 2017

Canadiens Trade Desharnais to Oilers for Davidson

The Edmonton Oilers have traded defenseman Brandon Davidson to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward David Desharnais, the Canadiens announced Tuesday night. The Montreal Canadiens made Desharnais a healthy scratch Tuesday night as they took on the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Canadiens are also retaining 20% of Desharnais’ $3.5 million cap-hit. Canadiens acquire defenseman […]
FOX Sports Feb 28, 2017
Canadiens acquire defenseman for Desharnais

Canadiens acquire defenseman for Desharnais

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers have made a deal on the eve of the NHL trade deadline.

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