JEFF PETRY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Petry goal lifts Habs over Red Wings 4-1

MONTREAL (AP) -- Jeff Petry scored the go-ahead goal 6:32 into the third period and the Montreal Canadiens moved to 6-0-0 for the first time in franchise history with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night.Brendan Gallagher scored in the second, Tomas Plekanec made it 3-1 and then Brian Flynn scored an empty-netter for Montreal, which last went unbeaten in its...
Via Associated Press
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Maple Leafs use first coach's challenge, win

The NHL's very first coach’s challenge occurred Wednesday when the Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the Montreal Canadiens. Jeff Petry fired the puck into the net, but Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier appeared to be bumped by a Canadiens stick. The play was reviewed and the goal was overturned. The review went fairly quickly (the call was an obvious one), but it’s interesting to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens agree to 6-year contract to D Petry

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to a $33 million, six-year contract with defenseman Jeff Petry. Petry, who was eligible for unrestricted free agency, became a key performer for the Canadiens after general manager Marc Bergevin acquired him from the Edmonton Oilers at the trade deadline. The contract was announced on Tuesday. It runs through the 2020-21 season. The...
Via Associated Press
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens re-sign defenseman Jeff Petry to six-year deal worth $33 million

One of the biggest free agent defensemen has signed a new contract before the free agent frenzy on July 1st. Jeff Petry has re-signed with the Montreal Canadiens, inking a six-year deal believed to be worth $33 million (5.5 AAV). Jeff Petry's new deal with Habs, $33 million over six years ($5.5 M AAV) — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) June 2, 2015 Montreal general manager Marc...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Staying in Montreal a priority for Petry

Jeff Petry has not been with the Canadiens for long -- he joined the team in March via a trade on deadline day. But the city has made an impression on both Petry and his wife, and the potential free agent said he would be interested in more time with the Canadiens."This team has a good core group, which will play into my decision," Petry told the Canadiens' website. "I’m comfortable...
Via FOX Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal's Petry paying dividends in playoffs

Montreal GM Marc Bergevin earned some respect at the trade deadline when he swooped in to land highly touted trade prospect Jeff Petry, and Bergevin's moves are paying off in the playoffs. Bleacher Report recently looked at the advanced statistics for Petry, and those numbers prove the defenseman was worth the two picks Montreal traded to Edmonton to get him.Petry boasts a 56.6 percent...
Via FOX Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Petry trade more of the same for Oilers

Heading into the March 2 trade deadline, Craig MacTavish and the Edmonton Oilers held possibly the most attractive defenseman on the market in Jeff Petry. Monday morning, MacT sent the 27-year-old defender to the Montreal Canadiens for a second-round pick and a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. If the Canadiens advance to […] The post Petry trade more of the same...
Via Along the Boards
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline 2015: Canadiens Acquire Jeff Petry To Bolster Blue Line

The Montreal Canadiens needed to strengthen their blue line at the NHL trade deadline and they acquired one of the best rentals available in Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry. The 27-year-old veteran cost the Canadiens only a second-round pick in the 2015 draft and a conditional 2015 fifth-round pick, the team announced. If Habs win one round, 5th becomes a 4th; if Habs win...
Via NESN.com
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Four of the best possible NHL trade deadline pickups

A couple of weeks back I wrote an article about some players to avoid on deadline day. This time around I am here to write about some players that can provide some help for fringe and not so fringe teams. Contracts filled with value are the name of the game and these players have demonstrated their value in a multitude of ways. All graphs are from 2012-13 through the current date...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Add Jeff Petry to the list of defensemen the Rangers should be interested in

For some reason, the Edmonton Oilers don’t like right-handed defenseman Jeff Petry. He was a healthy scratch against the LA Kings (of all the teams) and has seen ice-time commensurate with a bottom pair player. Elliotte Friedman thinks the Oilers brass should just get it over with and move Petry, who is an unrestricted free continue reading...
Via Save By Richter
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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