The Montreal Canadiens have plenty of pending free agents following the 2020-21 season. When can they re-sign those players? The Montreal Canadiens would normally be just hitting the quietest time of the year.
Shanna Martin These players didn’t have NHL contracts, but had major roles on the Canadiens’ AHL team. The Laval Rocket were in the midst of a playoff push, and their most successful season of their three at Place Bell.
A tentative schedule was released yesterday and the NHLPA approved the NHL proposal for a CBA which means it’s time to vote. With training camp beginning next Monday in Brossard we had a couple of news items released yesterday so let’s break it down.
Shea Weber’s contract is a tricky one. That said, if the 34-year-old defenseman plays well until he’s 40 years old, it’s no problem for anyone. But, unless Weber really loves the game, he’s not likely to stay that long.
The NHL had an odd cap recapture penalty in the previous CBA. It has been amended to reduce potential impact in the future. The Montreal Canadiens have signed a few enormous contracts in the past few years.
Icon Sportswire / Getty Images How does Carey Price compare to the two options Pittsburgh will consider for the starting role? Before the standard 16-team NHL Playoffs begin this year, first there will be a qualification round featuring the teams that finished fifth to 12th in each conference.
The COVID-19 pandemic hit the NHL hard, with teams looking at an estimated loss of $1.31 million per home game. It’s no wonder the league is going full steam ahead with the 24-team play-in format to offset the losses and try to bring back a sense of normalcy.
Late yesterday, news broke on key Return to Play protocols that the players and owners will be voting on soon. Initially it was being reported that players opting-out must notify their respective teams by Tuesday at 5PM.
Shanna Martin / EOTP The pillar on defence for the Rocket was more than just an on-ice leader for Laval again this year. It has been a strange two years for Karl Alzner in the Montreal Canadiens organization, with bumps in the road and a complete 180 on his role within the team.
The Montreal Canadiens tried the offer sheet route to acquire star talent a year ago. Do the Carolina Hurricanes regret matching the offer? With apologies to Saku Koivu, the Montreal Canadiens haven’t had a star first line centre for decades.
The Montreal Canadiens have a lot of free agents in the summer of 2021. Here is why they shouldn’t rush to extend them. The Montreal Canadiens do not have a lot of players to get under contract in the 2020 offseason, whenever that will take place.
Canadiens center Jesperi Kotkaniemi has been cleared to play in their upcoming play-in series against Pittsburgh. His availability had been in question after he suffered a splenic injury while on assignment with AHL Laval.