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Marc Bergevin has no choice but to sign Andrei Markov

Marc Bergevin has no choice but to sign Andrei Markov

The Habs defender wants a small raise, and the risk is worth it It’s been a tumultuous off-season for the Montreal Canadiens defensive unit, with the expansion draft and a blockbuster trade claiming several Habs defenders. Mikhail Sergachev was shipped out for Jonathan Drouin, Alexei Emelin became a Vegas Golden Knight, and Nathan Beaulieu was traded to the Buffalo Sabres. Left standing from the Canadiens defence last year are Shea Weber, Jeff Petry, Jordie Benn, and Brandon Davidson. Andrei Markov is an unrestricted free agent, and reports indicate that Markov wants a two-year deal,...
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Video: Kypreos on T&S: Salary cap stinks especially in an expansion draft year

Watch: Kypreos on T&S: Salary cap stinks especially in an expansion draft year

Nick Kypreos joins Tim and Sid to talk about the mishandling of the Marc Methot situation in Ottawa, the possibility of Dion Phaneuf being traded, what the Canadiens will do their free agents and Connor McDavid's contract. -------------------------------

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Canadiens submit qualifying offer to Alex Galchenyuk

Canadiens submit qualifying offer to Alex Galchenyuk

The Canadiens submitted qualifying offers Monday to four players — including Alex Galchenyuk — who could become restricted free agents on July 1. The other players to receive offers were forwards Jacob De La Rose and Max Friberg, along with […]
Former Canadien Mark Recchi elected into Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Canadien Mark Recchi elected into Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Canadiens forward Mark Recchi was among seven people elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Joining Recchi are former NHL forwards Teemu Selanne, Dave Andreychuk and Paul Kariya, along with retired Canadian women’s player Danielle Goyette, Boston Bruins […]
The Hockey Writers Jun 26, 2017

Canadiens’ Free Agent Targets

Expansion Draft: check. NHL Entry Draft: check. Next up on the offseason menu is the free agent frenzy. So who should Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin be looking at heading into July 1? Well, the simple answer is nobody. Montreal’s needs are painfully obvious, as they lack a true number one center and a top-four, left-shooting […]
Canadiens take a defenceman and a centre with second-round picks at NHL Draft

Canadiens take a defenceman and a centre with second-round picks at NHL Draft

The last time the Canadiens had a second-round pick at the NHL Draft was 2013, when they selected forward Jacob De La Rose 34th overall. After three years in which the Canadiens had traded away their second-round pick, they had […]
Canadiens pick centre Ryan Poehling with No. 25 pick at NHL Draft

Canadiens pick centre Ryan Poehling with No. 25 pick at NHL Draft

The Canadiens, with the No. 25 overall pick at Friday night’s NHL Draft in Chicago, selected Ryan Poehling, a 6-foot-2, 183-pound centre St. Cloud State University (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/)
The Hockey Writers Jun 22, 2017

Canadiens Losing Emelin for the Best

The Las Vegas Golden Knights selecting Alexei Emelin is more than just for the best, as far as the Montreal Canadiens are concerned. It was maybe the best the Canadiens could have hoped for. Emelin off the Books, onto the Strip His $4.1 million cap hit immediately came off the books upon his selection during […]
The Hockey Writers Jun 22, 2017

David Schlemko Traded to Canadiens From Vegas Golden Knights

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired defender David Schlemko from the Vegas Golden Knights after he was taken less than 24 hours earlier in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft for a fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, the team announced Thursday. Schlemko becomes the second player that the Golden Knights have traded following the […]
Canadiens deal fifth-round draft pick to Vegas for blue-liner David Schlemko

Canadiens deal fifth-round draft pick to Vegas for blue-liner David Schlemko

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette CHICAGO — The Canadiens plugged a hole on their blue line Thursday by acquiring David Schlemko from the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, but there’s plenty of work to be done before the Canadiens can be considered […]
Canadiens lose Alexei Emelin to Vegas Golden Knights in NHL expansion draft

Canadiens lose Alexei Emelin to Vegas Golden Knights in NHL expansion draft

Pat Hickey Montreal Gazette The Vegas Golden Knights selected Montreal Canadiens defenceman Alexei Emelin on Wednesday night at T-Mobile Arena during the expansion draft.  The selection frees up $4.1 million in cap space, giving general manager Marc Bergevin a shade […]
Canadiens’ Carey Price not concerned about new contract

Canadiens’ Carey Price not concerned about new contract

Among the many concerns for Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin heading into the 2017-18 season is the fact goalie Carey Price is heading into the final season of his six-year, US$39-million contract and will surely be looking for a raise from […]
The Hockey Writers Jun 17, 2017

Canadiens Trade Nathan Beaulieu to Sabres

The Montreal Canadiens and Buffalo Sabres have broken the ice on trades Saturday ahead of the 3:00 P.M. EST trade freeze. The Canadiens have sent defender Nathan Beaulieu to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for their third-round draft selection in 2017 which will come at pick 68, the Canadiens announced Saturday. This deal was the first […]
The Hockey Writers Jun 16, 2017

Rumor Rundown: Canadiens Not Done Trading, Looking at Derek Stepan

With the Montreal Canadiens trade to acquire Jonathan Drouin from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, the organization gave up a very sound prospect from their blue line. There’s no proof that the Canadiens traded away a for-sure top-pair defenseman in Mikhail Sergachev, but the Canadiens decided that their need to acquire scoring was far […]
Edmonton Sun Jun 16, 2017
Could Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens swing a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins-for-Alex Galchenyuk deal?

Could Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens swing a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins-for-Alex Galchenyuk deal?

With Jonathan Drouin off to the Montreal Canadiens in the blockbuster National Hockey League trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Habs now have a glut of wingers — unless they think Alex Galchenyuk is a centre or Drouin can play there.
The Hockey Writers Jun 15, 2017

Canadiens Re-Sign Hudon

The Montreal Canadiens are making moves Thursday. After pulling off their second blockbuster trade in two offseasons by trading defensive prospect Mikhail Sergachev for forward Jonathan Drouin, Canadiens’ general manager Marc Bergevin has signed forward Charles Hudon to a two-year, one-way contract with an annual cap hit of $650,000. The deal was announced by the […]

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