June 27th, 2016 In Canadiens Prospects, Montreal Canadiens 0 comments

With the 9th overall pick, the Montreal Canadiens selected Russian defenseman Mikhail Sergachev, who had a great rookie season in the OHL with the Windsor Spitfires. In this translated interview, originally appearing on the Russian website Sport-Express, Habs prospect Mikhail Sergachev discussed the draft ceremony, and talked about last season...

June 26th, 2016 In Canadiens Transactions, Montreal Canadiens, Top Stories 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens made two highly publicized 2016 NHL Entry Draft-day trades, which left fans something to be desired, namely forward Lars Eller. The Underappreciated Lars Eller Eller, who got traded to the Washington Capitals for two second-round picks (one each in 2017 and 2018), was always an unheralded player by many, a defensive...

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...

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