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Elite Frölunda system develops Lehkonen, Ikonen

Elite Frölunda system develops Lehkonen, Ikonen

Montreal Canadiens draft picks Artturi Lehkonen and Joni Ikonen both share something in common. Lehkonen has recently graduated from the Frölunda Hockey Club system and Ikonen is currently developing in it. Also, Max Friberg, who captained the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate last season will head overseas to play for the club for the 2017-18 season. […]

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Ales Hemsky signed at 1 year, 1 million

Ales Hemsky signed at 1 year, 1 million

The Montreal Canadiens ended the Canada Day long weekend with the signing of Ales Hemsky to a one-year, one-way contract worth one-million dollars. Ales Hemsky Age: 33 Birthplace: Pardubice, Czech Republic Position: Right Wing Height: 6’0″ Weight: 185 2016-17 Statistics: 4 goals, 3 assists in 15 games   The 33-year old came to North America […]

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Canadiens Welcome Seven New Prospects

Canadiens Welcome Seven New Prospects

The 2017 NHL Entry Draft has completed and the Montreal Canadiens selected seven players over the weekend. Four players from the Western Hockey League (WHL), one from NCAA hockey, one from the United States Hockey League (USHL) and one from the Swedish Hockey League. Below is a brief biography on the newest additions to the […]

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2017 NHL Draft: 1st Round

2017 NHL Draft: 1st Round

The 2017 NHL Draft began off on Friday night at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. Round number one of the draft took place tonight, with rounds two through seven on Saturday. The Montreal Canadiens used their 25th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to select Ryan Poehling. Further down in the article at […]

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RELEASED: 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens Schedule

RELEASED: 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens Schedule

The National Hockey League (NHL) released its schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 schedule in full on Thursday afternoon. On Wednesday, the league and its 31 member teams released the dates and opponents for their home openers. Throughout the week, pre-season schedules were slowly being published by each team. Preseason The Habs are set to play […]

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Vegas claim Alexei Emelin in expansion draft

Vegas claim Alexei Emelin in expansion draft

The Vegas Golden Knights have officially announced Alexei Emelin as their expansion draft selection from the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens left Emelin unprotected on their list which had to be submitted to the National Hockey League (NHL) by 5:00pm ET last Saturday. Protected List Instead, the Canadiens elected to protect Carey Price (G), Jordie Benn […]

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Habs Trade Nathan Beaulieu

Habs Trade Nathan Beaulieu

The Canadiens acquire BUF’s 3rd-round pick (68) in 2017 , in return for N. Beaulieu. — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) June 17, 2017 The Montreal Canadiens announce a trade involving Nathan Beaulieu just over an hour before the 3:00pm ET league-wide trade freeze (excluding Vegas). The Habs have traded Beaulieu within the Atlantic Division to the […]

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Hudon signs on for two more years

Hudon signs on for two more years

Charles Hudon has come to an agreement with the Montreal Canadiens for two more years. The contract will pay Hudon approximately $650,000 per year. This is Hudon’s first contract since his Entry Level Contract which had an AAV of $725,000. The first year of his contract will be a two-way deal, allowing for easier movement […]

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Habs Re-Sign Andreas Martinsen

Habs Re-Sign Andreas Martinsen

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that the re-signing of Andreas Martinsen to a one-year contract. According to Pierre LeBrun, the contract is a one-way deal for one year worth $675,000. This is a slight increase from his previous contract signed with the Colorado Avalanche which had a $640,000 cap hit over one year (per CapFriendly). […]

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WRAP-UP: 2017 IIHF World Championship

WRAP-UP: 2017 IIHF World Championship

The 2017 IIHF World Championship wrapped up on Sunday after 64 games over 17 days. The tournament was co-hosted by Paris, France and Cologne, Germany where there was a total tournament attendance of 686,391. On Sunday, Russia defeated Finland in the bronze medal game 5-3 to earn their ninth overall bronze medal (fourth as Russia). […]

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2017 Top 30 Habs Prospects: #6 Charlie Lindgren

Undoubtedly the IceCaps’ MVP this season, Lindgren solidified himself as a top prospect in the organization. The AHL All-Star was superhuman throughout his first 20 games, inconsistent through January and February, but superhuman once more to close out the season. In addition to grabbing two NHL wins, it was an interesting case study on the […]

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