June 24th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News, NHL Entry Draft 0 comments

With the ninth pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens have selected Mikhail Sergachev from the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL. About Mikhail Sergachev Mikhail Sergachev is a Russian-born defenseman who has played just one season in the Ontario Hockey League with the Windsor Spitfires. Sergachev stands 6'2", 220 pounds and was...

June 24th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals 0 comments

The Washington Capitals launched the first trade of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, picking up winger Lars Eller from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Washington's 2017 2nd round pick and 2018 2nd round pick. The 27-year-old Eller has two years remaining on his deal with a cap hit of $3.5 million. It gives the Caps, the 2016 Presidents' Trophy...

June 23rd, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

There have been mock drafts aplenty theorizing who the Montreal Canadiens will select with their ninth-overall pick at the upcoming 2016 NHL Entry Draft. However, no one says they actually have to use it. Here are the top options available to general manager Marc Bergevin and company before they approach the podium Friday evening in...

June 19th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

With the 2016 NHL draft less than a week away, fans are no doubt wondering who will be the next first round pick of the Montreal Canadiens. There are a ton of questions to be asked such as will they go for a forward or defenceman? Will they go for a big player like Windsor's Logan Brown or a smaller player like Clayton Keller of the United States...

June 18th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Montreal Canadiens, NHL Expansion 0 comments

NHL expansion into Las Vegas seems like a foregone conclusion at this point. As does the notion the Montreal Canadiens are poised to benefit greatly from the resulting draft. Sure, the Montreal Canadiens will lose (at least) one player, as per the rules established thus far. However, they stand to lose either a role player (who would be...

June 15th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

With the 2016 NHL draft fast approaching, the Montreal Canadiens are sitting in the ninth slot. However, with teams like the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks possibly willing to move the fourth and fifth picks respectively, the opportunity to trade up exists. The potential to trade down is an option as well with the varied draft rankings....

June 15th, 2016 In Canadiens Transactions, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

The 2016 buyout period is set to start Wednesday, with the Montreal Canadiens one of approximately 30 teams in the process of weighing the pros and cons of bad decisions past. Do they give one player, to be named later, the possibility to earn two separate pay checks next season, a la Alexander Semin? Well, in all likelihood the Habs won’t...

June 11th, 2016 In Canadiens Management, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

Whereas many chose to cling to Guy Lafleur’s potentially tongue-in-cheek comments about players’ playoff beards from a few days ago, in Montreal (where no one is wearing one) people took note of something actually interesting that he had to say. “Not a Question of Language” Talking to the media at the annual presentation of the Guy...

June 11th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, News 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Sven Andrighetto to a one-year contract extension, the team announced Saturday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 2013 draft pick (86th overall) played a career-high 44 games in the NHL last season, collecting seven goals and 17 points. He also posted a solid 2.8% score-adjusted...

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