Found July 05, 2013 on Puck Drunk Love:
George Parros was traded to the Montreal Canadiens on the first day of free agency this year. Promptly there were some cracks about how the Habs finally added some size, and Parros himself had this to say about the trade: "I play my game," Parros said on a conference call. "I stick up for my teammates no matter how small or tall they are." Welcome to Montreal, George. Lest you think the enforcer's upset about the trade, he's already updated his Twitter banner image. It's awesome:   Out of many interesting things I've seen today, this is the most entertaining of all.

Canadiens acquire enforcer Parros

The Montreal Canadiens acquired enforcer George Parros from the Florida Panthers on Friday. Montreal sent prospect Philippe Lefebvre and a 2014 seventh-round pick to Florida for the 6-foot-5, 228-pound Parros. It is the same seventh rounder Montreal acquired from the Panthers at the NHL draft last week. He had one goal, one assist and 57 penalty minutes last season. In 452 NHL...

Florida Trades Parros To Montreal

Canadiens acquire George Parros from Florida, in exchange for Philippe Lefebvre and a 7th round pick in 2014. SEE: — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 5, 2013

Canadiens Acquire George Parros From Panthers by   Steven Ellis

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired George Parros from the Florida Panthers in return for Philippe Lefebvre and Florida’s seventh round draft pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Parros was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the eighth round (222nd) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. After graduating from Princeton, he joined the American Hockey League’s Manchester Monarchs, a Kings...

Panthers ink Shawn Matthias to two-year deal

The Florida Panthers signed restricted free agent Shawn Matthias to a two-year deal, the team announced Friday. Matthias finished last season with a career-best 14 goals last season and 21 points. "Shawn is a hardworking player who played well for our club last season," Panthers GM Dale Tallon said. "He took steps in his development last year, scoring a career high...

Stephen Weiss tests free agency, signs with Detroit

Stephen Weiss, the Florida Panthers' longest tenured player, signed a five-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings on Friday. Weiss' deal is worth a 4.9 million per season, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. The center earned 3.1 million in 2012-13, the final year of a six-year contract worth 18.6 million. Panthers GM Dale Tallon indicated last week he was still working...

Wings sign Florida C Stephen Weiss to a four-year deal

It’s been a busy day thus far in Hockeytown. After signing away Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson, the Wings got another team leader by inking second line center Stephen Weiss to a five-year, $4.5 million dollar deal per year contract. If Wings get Weiss as well as Alfie, they will have swiped leaders from two future division rivals. — Nick Cotsonika (@cotsonika) July 5, 2013...

Panthers Ink Mike Mottau, Crabb, Winchester, Matthias by   Steven Ellis

The Florida Panthers have signed four players today, adding depth guys Mike Mottau (one year), Jesse Winchester (one year) and Joey Crabb (two years), as well as re-signing centreman Shawn Matthias (two years). Mottau was drafted in the seventh round, 182nd overall, by the New York Rangers in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. He played four years of college hockey at Boston College, and was [...]
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