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Report: Tax troubles hindering Canadiens' free agency attempts

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin was regarded throughout the league at the trade deadline as a player acquisition wizard, as he landed one of the highest-regarded trade targets of the season in defenseman Jeff Petry, but Bergevin has been quiet so far this offseason. NHL insider Elliotte Friedman had some insight into why the Canadiens have not added much to the team yet this summer,...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 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 AP on Fox
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

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 Bloguin Best
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

Some soon-to-be free agents that would look great in Blue

Something is going to have to give in St. Louis. The franchise that has gone without a single Stanley Cup over the entire course of their 48-year history saw themselves eliminated from the postseason yet again, this time in the first round at the hands of the Minnesota Wild, who would go on to get swept by the Blackhawks in the second round. Perhaps the most troubling reality of...
Via Fox Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens Thump Bolts 6-2 In Game 4

Coming into Game 4 the Montreal Canadiens were zero for their last eight against the surging Tampa Bay Lightning and facing elimination at Amalie Arena. The response from the desperate Habs was swift and powerful as they scored  again and again and sent the series back to Montreal with an eye opening 6-2 victory. Max Pacioretty led the way for the Canadiens as he scored a shorthanded...
Via Lightning Shout
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Angry Alexis: Sour Grapes – Coburn Displays Veteran Leadership And Intelligence

The Lightning were outplayed in the first period of Game 2 against the Canadiens on Sunday. There’s no reason to sugar coat it no matter how much scoring came later. Things were not well at first. The Bolts were back on their heels and the Habs carried a 1-0 lead thanks to Jeff Petry’s goal. About six minutes later, Brandon Prust did what he does best and looked to goad defenseman...
Via Lightning Shout
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning's power play comes alive in rout of Canadiens

MONTREAL -- Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice on power plays, Valtteri Filppula, Victor Hedman and J.T. Brown added goals, and Ben Bishop made 27 saves for the Lightning. Jeff Petry and Tom Gilbert...
Via AP on Fox
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead

MONTREAL (AP) Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice, Valtteri Filppula, J.T. Brown and Victor Hedman added goals, and Ben Bishop made 27 saves for the Lightning. Jeff Petry and Tom Gilbert scored for...
Via AP on Fox
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Montreal success earns Montreal GM Bergevin omnipetence

Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin conducted a press conference with the media Wednesday like a man comfortably in control of the entire session. After all, why wouldn't Bergevin be in control? The general manager put together a Canadiens team that advanced to the second round of the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time in 30 years. "Whereas someone like Habs...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Price gets record in Habs' OT win; Wings clinch playoffs despite loss

  Lars Eller scored 1:21 into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, giving Carey Price a team record with his 43rd win of the season. Andrei Markov, Jeff Petry and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal (49-22-10), which played its final home game. The Canadiens play their final regular-season game Saturday night...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings fall in OT, clinch 24th straight playoff berth

MONTREAL (AP) -- Lars Eller scored 1:21 into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, giving Carey Price a team record with his 43rd win of the season. Andrei Markov, Jeff Petry and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal (49-22-10), which played its final home game. The Canadiens play their final regular-season game Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens beat Red Wings 4-3 in OT

MONTREAL (AP) Lars Eller scored 1:21 into overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night, giving Carey Price a team record with his 43rd win of the season. Andrei Markov, Jeff Petry and Tomas Plekanec also scored for Montreal (49-22-10), which played its final home game. The Canadiens play their final regular-season game Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 27 — Trade Deadline Day 2015

Jeff Petry – Getty Images Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) breakdown all the trades from this year’s deadline, and are joined by Hockeybuzz columnist Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell) to discuss which teams helped themselves the most.  (Note: Jump to 1...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

You Vote: Are The Penguins The Best Team in the Metro? by @ChicksDigHockey

The trade deadline has come and gone. I say, "Don't let the door hit ya in the butt". This was hard to watch at times.Depending on who you follow/read you may have thought the Pens were dealing for Mark Letestu, Jeff Petry or Patrick Sharp…….. and then there was #JagrWatch2015 (stay tuned for the 2016 version). On Sunday, Twitter was almost unbearable with speculation. When Erhoff...
Via PensInitiative
March 03, 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

Puck Dumps 3/2/15

What everyone is talking about THE TRADE DEADLINE IS IN LAST THAN TWO HOURS. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. Here are all the live deadline trackers, and not any of that “individual trade news” ********. WE WANT ALL OF THE TRADES. ESPN, NBC, Fox, Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, CBC, NHL.com ScoreboardWinnipeg 5, Los Angeles 2 – This is a game with important playoff implications...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft picks flying off the shelves ahead of NHL trade deadline

Draft picks remain the currency of choice for NHL general managers ahead of Monday afternoon's trade deadline. The Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas and first- and third-round picks in the 2015 draft. Coburn might be a cautionary tale for teams placing a premium on accumulating picks. He...
Via Fox Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadiens acquire Jeff Petry from Oilers for draft picks

MONTREAL (AP) The Montreal Canadiens have made the first major move on the morning of the NHL's trade deadline day by acquiring Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers for draft picks. The defenseman was considered one of the most likely players to be dealt before Monday's 3 p.m. EST deadline. Petry can become an unrestricted free agent this summer. In exchange for the 27-year-old player...
Via AP on Fox
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

Live Blog: 2015 NHL Trade Deadline

The 2015 National Hockey League (NHL) Trade Deadline is here. All deals between NHL teams need to be to the league office by 3:00 p.m. eastern today, March 2. A number of deals have already been completed over the past week, but a number of deals have yet to be made and will get done today. Some of these deals will fall apart, but that’s not to say teams aren’t trying to improve...
Via Mill City Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The NHL trade deadline is coming Red Wings Fans, Who do you want?

The minutes and seconds are counting down to the March 2nd, 3 pm trade deadline and the Detroit Red Wings are a real threat to be Stanley Cup Contenders. Detroit is pretty stocked with young talent and they have young NHL ready talent on the roster making big time impacts now.Also Detroit has guys in waiting like Larkin, Mantha, Pulkkinen, and Sproul who are stuck in the minors...
Via The Majors Detroit
February 27, 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
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