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Montreal Canadiens: 2014 Offseason Recap

Montreal Canadiens: 2014 Offseason Recap

The 2014 offseason for the Canadiens started on May 29th, following their 1-0 loss to the Rangers in Game 6. GM Marc Bergevin and his staff have had to make multiple decisions regarding the organization since that date. This includes the draft, signing players, letting players go, trades and so on. We will now take […]

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Canadiens Bring in Goaltender Joey MacDonald

Canadiens Bring in Goaltender Joey MacDonald

The Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin has signed goaltender Joey MacDonald on a one-year, two-way deal. With the addition of MacDonald, one has to think that Tokarski is getting promoted to back-up behind Price as he could be lost on waivers for nothing. This means that no one should be surprised if the Habs do find […]

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Canadiens Add Free Agent Jiri Sekac

Canadiens Add Free Agent Jiri Sekac

It’s been a busy opening day of free agency for Marc Bergevin. In addition to bringing in Malhotra, Gilbert and re-signing Weaver, the Habs have signed free agent rookie Jiri Sekac to a two-year deal. Sekac is coming off a strong, breakout year in the KHL for HC Lev Praha as he potted 11 goals while […]

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Tom Gilbert Heads to Montreal for 2 Years

Tom Gilbert Heads to Montreal for 2 Years

The Habs brass go after defenseman Tom Gilbert following the trade that sent Josh Gorges to the Buffalo Sabres. Gilbert signs a two-year deal that will pay him $2.8 million per season. This gave the Canadiens a solid blue liner for cheaper than what fan favourite Gorges was making plus shorter term. The Colorado Avalanche […]

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Canadiens Ink Manny Malhotra

Canadiens Ink Manny Malhotra

The Montreal Canadiens have signed centre Manny Malhotra to a one-year deal, worth $850, 000. This is a cheap signing for the bleu, blanc et rouge to fill a 4th line centre role. This could explain why the Canadiens moved out the expensive Danny Briere as well as letting Ryan White walk. Malhotra was drafted […]

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Habs Start 2014-15 Season on the Road vs Leafs

Habs Start 2014-15 Season on the Road vs Leafs

The NHL announced the home openers for each team for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Upon first glance, the Canadiens will be participating in two other home openers in addition to their own. They will start their campaign on the road against the Maple Leafs on the 8th and then fly to Washington to take on the […]

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Canadiens Prospect Louis Leblanc Dealt to Anaheim

Canadiens Prospect Louis Leblanc Dealt to Anaheim

The Montreal Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin had to make a decision regarding prospect Louis Leblanc as he would become a RFA on July 1st. Instead of keeping the young 23-year old forward, the Habs brass moved the former 2009 first round pick to the Anaheim Ducks for a conditional 5th round pick in 2015. Per […]

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Experience is Sometimes Overvalued

Experience is Sometimes Overvalued

At what point do we sacrifice skill and ability to accomplish multiple tasks with success for experience? I am in no way saying that experience is not important because it does play a factor, but if one player is significantly better than another and only lacks that experience, shouldn’t he play over the player that […]

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Douglas Murray Suspended for 3 Games

Douglas Murray Suspended for 3 Games

Douglas “Crankshaft” Murray was suspended for 3 games for his hit on Mike Kostka of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. The Department of Player Safety’s summary points were 1) illegal check to the head, 2) injury and 3) no history. Due to Murray having a phone hearing (cannot get more than 5 games) […]

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Michaël Bournival is More Than a Fourth Liner

Michaël Bournival is More Than a Fourth Liner

Michaël Bournival was injured on Thursday against the Vancouver Canucks when his new teammate, Dale Weise’s stick came up to strike him underneath the chin area. There was blood due to the contact, however, the wound was not the only thing that Bournival would walk away with. On the bench, Michaël looked completely out of it […]

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Canadiens Re-Up Charles Hudon For One Year

Early this morning, the Canadiens announced that they signed Charles Hudon to a one-year, one-way contract ($800,000). Just like his fellow teammates Armia and Lehkonen, he avoided going to arbitration. His date set for August 2nd. This will be Hudon’s fourth season with the Montreal Canadiens having played his first professional season during the 2014-15 […]

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