7:48 AM EDT, Tue July 17, 2018
Eyes On The Prize 1 hour ago
Danault’s new contract fits perfectly with Canadiens’ development timeline

Danault’s new contract fits perfectly with Canadiens’ development timeline

Already great in term and money, there is another benefit to Danault’s new contract. Heading into this off-season, the most pressing contract negotiation facing the Montreal Canadiens was that of Phillip Danault, who was a restricted free agent in an interesting position. He is without a doubt the best centre on the Canadiens roster, even if his offensive numbers aren’t sky high. He fits in well, however, serving as a player who can handle top-six minutes at both ends of the ice, and at just 25 years old he’s entering the prime of his career. Danault’s new three-year deal is a great...
Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago
Links: Summer of Danault

Links: Summer of Danault

In today’s links, Phillip Danault dominates headlines, Matthew Peca speaks about signing with Montreal, and various signings occur around the league. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Phillip Danault’s signing is one all Canadiens fans should see as a step in the right direction. [Sportsnet] Perhaps Danault’s play style is the biggest reason he deserved this new contract with the Habs. [Montreal Gazette] It seems to be his world, and we’re just living in it: .@phildanault is getting married this coming weekend."That's why I wanted to avoid arbitration." READ ->...
Montreal Gazette 11 hours ago

Stu Cowan: 'Playing the right way' pays off for Canadiens' Phillip Danault

Solid, two-way centre rewarded with a three-year, US$9.25-million contract that also comes as an early wedding present.
The Hockey Writers 12 hours ago

Can Ouellet Crack the Canadiens’ Top-Six?

It’s almost mid-July and a number of questions remain about the Montreal Canadiens’ roster for the coming season. One pressing issue is the team’s defense. With the news that Shea Weber has undergone surgery on his knee, head coach Claude Julien will be starting the 2018-19 season with a variety of defensive pairings until his star […] The post Can Ouellet Crack the Canadiens’ Top-Six? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca 16 hours ago
Canadiens and fans should be happy with Danault deal

Canadiens and fans should be happy with Danault deal

Though he may not be a top-tier offensive threat, Montreal Canadiens forward Phillip Danault has proven to be a versatile and diligent worker at both ends of the ice. The post Canadiens and fans should be happy with Danault deal appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.