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Last Word on Hockey May 1, 2020
Montreal Canadiens Ink Arsen Khisamutdinov to Entry-Level Deal

Montreal Canadiens Ink Arsen Khisamutdinov to Entry-Level Deal

The Montreal Canadiens signed left-wing prospect Arsen Khisamutdinov to a two-year contract with undisclosed financial terms. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. The Montreal Canadiens announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a two-year, entry-level contract with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov. He was drafted in the sixth-round by Montreal in 2019: https://t.co/lGvnMNe2Ho #TSNHockey pic.twitter.com/zZwOLNPF43 — TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) May 1, 2020 Arsen Khisamutdinov Signs With the Montreal Canadiens Khisamutdinov split the 2019-20 campaign between...
Sportsnet.ca May 1, 2020
Canadiens agree to entry-level contract with Arsen Khisamutdinov

Canadiens agree to entry-level contract with Arsen Khisamutdinov

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a two-year, entry-level contract with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Eyes On The Prize May 1, 2020
Montreal Canadiens sign Arsen Khisamutdinov to entry-level contract

Montreal Canadiens sign Arsen Khisamutdinov to entry-level contract

Photo by Yuri Smityuk\TASS via The 2019 sixth-round pick will make his North American debut. The Montreal Canadiens have signed prospect Arsen Khisamutdinov to an entry-level contract. The Canadiens agree to terms on a two-year, entry-level contract (2020-21 to 2021-22) with forward Arsen Khisamutdinov.#GoHabsGohttps://t.co/ihL3wXeufj— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) May 1, 2020 Khisamutdinov signed a two-year contract as he is 22 years old. He split the last season between the two levels of the Russian domestic league. He played 31 games in the KHL with Neftekhimik...
A Winning Habit May 1, 2020

Where does Jesperi Kotkaniemi stand with the Montreal Canadiens?

Jesperi Kotkaniemi began the year with the Montreal Canadiens but ended it in Laval and whether he plays in the NHL anytime soon is up in the air. Eric Engels got Montreal Canadiens fans talking with his recent mailbag on Sportsnet. The biggest thing to come out of it was the likely possibility of Ilya Kovalchuk […] Where does Jesperi Kotkaniemi stand with the Montreal Canadiens? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

Can Charles Hudon Crack the Canadiens Lineup in 2020-21?

After putting up 30 points in 72 games in 2017-18 as a 23-year-old, signs pointed to Montreal Canadiens’ forward Charles Hudon developing as a solid third-line winger with offensive upside. He skated well, showed flashes of grit and had a rocket of a shot. Granted, his plus-minus differential scoured the underworld with minus-12 on the […] The post Can Charles Hudon Crack the Canadiens Lineup in 2020-21? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey May 1, 2020
Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Jean Beliveau Wins First Conn Smythe

Today in Hockey History: Montreal Canadiens Jean Beliveau Wins First Conn Smythe

During the NHL’s hiatus, we at the Last Word on Hockey are going to look back at each date’s historical significance to the game. We’ll remember the moments that shaped the sport of hockey that happened on this day. Here’s our look at this date in hockey history for May 1st, featuring Jean Beliveau. Today in Hockey History Jean Beliveau Wins First Conn Smythe Trophy 1965: The Montreal Canadiens great wins the inaugural award for post-season MVP. He records 16 points in the Stanley Cup playoffs as the Habs win 4-0 in Game 7 over the Chicago Blackhawks. Beliveau scores the fastest...
A Winning Habit May 1, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Signing Mikko Lehtonen Would Fill Huge Void On Habs Roster

The Montreal Canadiens have several needs to fill on their roster. One transaction that would help would be signing Finnish defenceman Mikko Lehtonen. The Montreal Canadiens were well on their way to missing the playoffs for the third consecutive season when the NHL hit the pause button in March. There are various reasons a team […] Montreal Canadiens: Signing Mikko Lehtonen Would Fill Huge Void On Habs Roster - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers May 1, 2020

Canadiens: Looking Back at the 2017 Trade Deadline Acquisitions

The 2016-17 season was an interesting one for the Montreal Canadiens. After a solid start turned into a second-half collapse in 2015-16, the team went into the offseason with a different outlook and added a number of key pieces to help them down the line. Related: All-Time Best Players for Defunct NHL Teams KHL star […] The post Canadiens: Looking Back at the 2017 Trade Deadline Acquisitions appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
A Winning Habit May 1, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: 4 Lesser Known Players From the Late 90s Rosters

For Montreal Canadiens fans of a certain age, the late 1990s must’ve been tough. With that being said, here are 4 lesser-known players from those 90s teams. The late 1990s was a rough time for the Montreal Canadiens. Only a few years removed from a Stanley Cup in 1992-93, head coach Alain Vigneault wasn’t given […] Montreal Canadiens: 4 Lesser Known Players From the Late 90s Rosters - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 1, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: NHL Need To Give All Teams a Chance at 2020 Stanley Cup

The Montreal Canadiens were not going to make the 2020 postseason. If the NHL returns to action this season, they need to give all 31 teams a chance at the 2020 Stanley Cup. The Montreal Canadiens were the definition of mediocrity in the 2019-20 NHL season. They had some stretched of great play, and some […] Montreal Canadiens: NHL Need To Give All Teams a Chance at 2020 Stanley Cup - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit May 1, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Five Best Trades Since 2000

The Montreal Canadiens, like all teams, have made some great trades that make you wonder what the other team was thinking and have also been guilty of some poor swaps. Take a look at their top five trades since 2000. The Montreal Canadiens, like much of the rest of the world, are on pause at […] Montreal Canadiens: Five Best Trades Since 2000 - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize May 1, 2020
Links: Kirk Muller talks about the Habs power play

Links: Kirk Muller talks about the Habs power play

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via In today’s links, Muller talks about the power play and Covid-19, Georges Laraque has been diagnosed with the disease, and female professional athletes respond to the CFL’s request for $150 million. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Kirk Muller is still pondering what happened to the Canadiens power-play, lamenting the loss of Jonathan Drouin early in the season. [Montreal Gazette] Muller talked about the impact of Covid-19 and mourned the loss of the New Jersey Devils’ team doctor. [Sportsnet] Georges Laraque has been diagnosed with Covid-19...
Montreal Gazette Apr 30, 2020

Kirk Muller still searching for answers about Canadiens' power play

Associate coach Kirk Muller was on the Canadiens’ twice-weekly conference call Thursday and it didn’t take long for someone to ask: What’s up with the power play? The Canadiens’ power play ranks 22nd in the suspended NHL season with a 17.7 per cent success rate. But the big question — which nobody is able to answer — is why the Canadiens are twice as likely to score a power-play goal on the road as they are at home? ...
The Hockey Writers Apr 30, 2020

Canadiens’ Top UFA Goalie Targets

This offseason, the Montreal Canadiens have a few areas they need to improve on, including finding a top-six forward, a puck-moving, left-handed defenceman and most importantly, a reliable backup for Carey Price. Related: Montreal Canadiens Face Key Decisions This Offseason There will be an abundance of quality NHL goaltenders available as unrestricted free agents (UFAs) […] The post Canadiens’ Top UFA Goalie Targets appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Apr 30, 2020
NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks

NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks

Welcome back to NHL Rumours with the Last Word on Hockey team. As the weeks roll on, we collect the biggest and most impactful rumours from around the NHL during its pause. Teams are certainly still keeping an eye on the future, even with all that the current events bring. Today, we turn a keen eye to the Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, and Vancouver Canucks. NHL Rumours Montreal Canadiens Rumour: In an interview with Sportsnet's Dan Riccio and Randip Janda, Canadiens forward Dale Weise mentions the possibility of heading overseas for next season. Wiese: "The guys in the playoffs...

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