July 15th, 2017Montreal 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...
July 13th, 2017It’s an annual tradition at this point, wondering aloud whether or not Tomas Plekanec has a future with the Montreal Canadiens. He won’t be around forever, that much is for sure. And, based on his significant drop in production last season, the end of his career is probably closer than that it...
The time for the Montreal Canadiens to play hardball with Andrei Markov is over. There might never have been a good time, but what’s done is done, and general manager Marc Bergevin has no other choice but to give into Markov’s admittedly high demands of $6 million over each of the next two...July 7th, 2017
Things have started to settle down a little in the hockey world. What was a crazy couple weeks between the NHL Entry Draft and NHL Free Agency on July 1,meant that players found new homes, assets were traded, prospects learned of their futures and some in-house talent got signed to large...July 7th, 2017
The Montreal Canadiens have just won half the battle by getting Alex Galchenyuk under contract. The deal, which is reported as being for $4.9 million per year for three seasons, is cost-effective, which is yet another boon to the organization. It comes on the heels of Galchenyuk filing for...July 5th, 2017
The Montreal Canadiens and forward Alex Galchenyuk have agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension worth $14.7 million, the Canadiens announced Wednesday. The deal comes with an annual cap hit of $4.9 million and will take the 23-year-old Galchenyuk to unrestricted free agency ahead of the...July 5th, 2017
There is no way to sugarcoat the Montreal Canadiens signing Ales Hemsky on Monday.
Hemsky vs. Radulov
The move, which coincided with the Dallas Stars signing away Alexander Radulov for $31.25 million over five years ($6.25 million per year), effectively means the Habs have been forced to...July 3rd, 2017
Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin takes a lot of heat. Some times without just cause. This, one day after he re-signed Carey Price to an eight-year, $84 million extension, is one of those times.
From Bergevin’s perspective, this was unavoidable. Unless...July 3rd, 2017