Found July 01, 2012 on
Not a big signing by any stretch of the imagination but Montreal needs some sort of scoring somewhere and Armstrong is a cheap option for them. Colby is intent on proving that he can still be a factor in the NHL but at this point any chance of that is slim. Another low risk, somewhat [...]
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Colby Armstrong is joining the Montreal Canadiens after the Toronto Maple Leafs bought out the final year of his contract.
The veteran forward signed a $1 million, one-year deal with the Habs on Sunday.
Armstrong's two seasons in Toronto were hampered by injuries. The 29-year-old appeared in just 29 games last season, scoring one goal and three points.
Armstrong has a past...
from TSN, The Toronto Maple Leafs have parted ways with forward Colby Armstrong.
The team decided to buy out the final year of his contract, worth $3 million. He will be placed on unconditional waivers at noon et today.
The buyout will count for $1 million towards the team’s salary cap over the next two seasons. The move frees up an additional $2 million for the team heading...
via Colby Armstrong tweet, I am so happy to have just agreed to a one year deal with Montreal. So pumped. My fav childhood team. Can’t wait
Per various reports on Twitter, the Leafs are preparing to move forward without winger Colby Armstrong.
According to Sportsnet.ca, the Wings made their first free agent signing of the offseason by tabbing goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a two year deal worth $3 million dollars ($1.5 million annually).
Last season, the “Monster” as he is commonly known as appeared in 42 games for the Leafs going 17-17 with a 4 OT loses and 4 shootout loses. He also compiled a .902 save percentage...
The Toronto Maple Leafs signed center Jay McClement to a two-year contract Sunday. The team also announced the signing of minor-league defenseman Mike Kostka to a one-year deal. McClement, a second-round draft pick by the St. Louis Blues in 2001, comes to the Leafs from the Colorado Avalanche, where he played the past two seasons. His contract is worth $3 million over the next...
If you are expecting big moves from the Toronto Maple Leafs when the clock strikes 12 today, prepare yourself for disappointment.
GM Brian Burke stated earlier in the week that his club would not be big players in free agency and with the prices expected for a pool of players that doesn't exactly inspire awe, that is probably a good thing.
Toronto has a little over ...
Winger Joey Crabb has signed a free agent deal with the Washington Capitals for one year and a reported $950,000.
The 29 year old Alaska native played 67 games with the Leafs last season and scored 11 goals, 15 assists.
The departure of Crabb was expected, as the Leafs have a number of young forwards who played for the Toronto Marlies(Jerry D'Amigo, Nazem Kadri, Carter...
Per Sportsnet’s Mark Spector:
Our @maydayhockey says G Jonas Gustavsson has signed with Detroit.
Sportsnet is reporting 2 years, $1.5 million per season.
Update: the Windsor Star’s Bob Duff confirms.
Former Leafs G Jonas Gustavsson signs 2 year deal with #redwings.
Pretty thrifty moves by Marc Bergevin and co. on the opening day of unrestricted free agency. Happy Canada day, by the way.
Happy pay-day to Brandon Prust, who squeezed a 4-year, $10, 000,000-deal out of a team that desperately needed a player like him. Canadiens fans should be happy with this one.
Snagging Colby Armstrong for one year, at $1, 000, 000... Who's going to...