Canadiens 2017 Top 25 Under 25: #24 Josh Brook

The 2017 draft pick cracks the top 25 in his first year of eligibility. Josh Brook joined the Montreal Canadiens at this year’s NHL entry draft, part of a good second round by the scouting staff. Brook and Joni Ikonen were selected 56th and 58th overall, respectively, and rounded out what was a solid first two rounds for the Habs. Brook was the first of four defencemen selected...
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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Carey Price should be able to play less

Your daily links, including the Habs’ goaltending depth, Galchenyuk among NHL’s top young players, Hemsky’s hopes for a return to form, the Habs’ star power analyzed and more. Montreal Canadiens News and Notes Carey Price’s long contract and solid backup should allow the Canadiens’ top goalie to play less and rest more. [RDS] Video of the Carey Price workload...
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3 hours ago

Canadiens 2017 Top 25 Under 25: #25 Cale Fleury

One of the third-round selections from the 2017 draft kicks off our official list of top young Habs players. Cale Fleury was a third-round selection of the Montreal Canadiens at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. He was excited about joining such a storied franchise, though not entirely surprised that Montreal chose him after discussions between the two parties at the NHL Scouting Combine...
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1 day ago

Karl Alzner’s Potential Impact in Montreal

Even after the flurry of early offseason activity, the Montreal Canadiens still have plenty of question marks heading into the 2017-18 National Hockey League season. General manager Marc Bergevin still has a few major problem areas on the roster. Among those, he must determine who’s going to play center and who’s going to round out the top end of the defense core. He acquired...
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3 days ago

Those Marauding Montreal Maroons

– Originally published on Dec. 19, 2010 The City of Montreal was home to two NHL teams during a good chunk of the league’s formative years in the 1920’s and ‘30’s – The Montreal Maroons and the Canadiens. At the time, Montreal was the financial center of Canada and its biggest city. It was the undisputed center of the hockey universe. Montreal Maroons Were One of the...
Via The Hockey Writers
7 days ago

Will Andrei Markov stay with the Montreal Canadiens?

It’s been two weeks since the NHL free agency kicked off, and a lot has happened for the Montreal Canadiens organization. The Habs are excited to add defenseman Karl Alzner to their team, but losing Nathan Beaulieu, Alexei Emelin and top prospect Mikhail Sergachev puts the organization in a tough situation: should they keep Andrei Markov? It’s evident that Markov is dedicated...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be the Last Career Canadien Standing?

Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Plekanec has a distinct advantage over the competition, which can only be described as stiff. The competition itself is all the rage right now, with Plekanec being pitted against defenseman Andrei Markov in their bids to become the last career Canadien standing. Markov vs. Plekanec Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov – (Kevin Hoffman-USA...
Via The Hockey Writers
9 days ago

Re-signing Alex Galchenyuk with the Montreal Canadiens was a smart move

Montreal Canadiens fans were out of the loop on Alex Galchenyuk‘s future with the organization. But now that he’s be re-signed for the next three years, fans can rest easy. In true Habs fashion, the team has never been easy on their top players. They weren’t completely afraid to let Galchenyuk go at one point in this offseason, but they came around for one of their top forwards...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign center David Desharnais to 1-year, $1M deal

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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 7/5: Hayward's holiday blastoff

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while burning off the last of the holiday fireworks celebrating the Gordon Hayward decision. Happy birthday today to Tim Worrell, Alexander Radulov and Megan Rapinoe. On this date in in 1987 Mark McGwire became the first...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens sign goalie Carey Price to 8-year extension

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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche agree to 2-year deal with Sven Andrighetto

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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens trade Nathan Beaulieu

With the NHL expansion of the Golden Knights coming soon, Nathan Beaulieu finds relief among the uncertainty. Beaulieu will now be a Sabre starting in the 2017-2018 season. The 2011 first-round draft pick was traded for a third-round pick by the Sabres. “It definitely took the stress level off me,” Beaulieu said during a conference call Sunday, a day after being traded. “Having...
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Wild have reportedly received 'quality' trade offers for Jonas Brodin and Matt Dumba

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is less than a week away and already the league has seen a big trade in Jonathan Drouin as well as a ton of trade rumors surrounding just about every team. With teams expected to make their protected player lists public a few days before the draft, there’s bound to be plenty of action for fans to follow and digest.Now, on to the latest trade rumor!The...
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June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Canadiens acquire Jonathan Drouin from Lightning

The NHL offseason was always going to be weird and this one looks like it’s off to a proper start.As the NHL expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights looms, the Montreal Canadiens have acquired left wing Jonathan Drouin and a conditional sixth-round pick in 2018 from the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman prospect Mikhail Sergachev and a conditional 2018 second-round pick...
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June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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