Found June 13, 2013 on
The Hockey Guys:
Davis Drewiske – Richard Wolowicz/ Getty Images
By James Stephan (@J_Habs)
The Montreal Canadiens have signed Davis Drewiske to a two year contract extension; the defensive defenseman will be earning 625k in the 2013-2014 season, and 650k in the 2014-2015 season.
Drewiske was acquired by Marc Bergevin in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2013. Drewiske played nine games, notching one goal and two assists during the regular season while not playing a single game in the Habs brief playoff run.
The Drewiske signing may have many perplexed as to why the Canadiens might keep the Wisconsin native, but a quick glance at this year’s free agency market shows a very thin blue line group looking for a new contract. The financial aspects of this deal bode well for the Canadiens as signing a depth defenseman like Drewiske to a contract just under 700k is excellent value for what he brings to the team. It is clear that Bergevin liked what he saw from the hard-working defenseman, and felt his...
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So first the Canadiens signed Francis Bouillon, but now they have inked Davis Drewiske to a two year deal. I guess Montreal is looking to stack the healthy scratch list. Drewiske’s deal will see him make $625K next season, and $650K in 2014-15. This means he will carry a cap hit of $.6375M. Undrafted, Drewiske started [...]
The NHL 2013 draft will take place this year on June 30 in New Jersey. On that day, and days following, Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin flanked by Director of Player Procurement Trevor Timmins, will step to the podium a total of 8 times to make player selections. Six of these picks are in the [...]
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It stands to reason that if Gallagher did win the Calder, we'd know about it right now. Then again, Subban's win is the only one of the awards to have been leaked at this point.
I can't recall an award win being leaked in any other season.