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Montreal is smart to take advantage of teams looking to free cap space

Montreal is smart to take advantage of teams looking to free cap space

The Montreal Canadiens have a busy summer ahead of them, loaded with cap space and looking to stockpile on young depth pieces and draft picks ahead of a “re-tooling period”. While it is difficult to rebuild with contracts carried by Carey Price and Shea Weber, it is possible to re-tool and send the franchise in […]

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University hockey MVP Anthony Beauregard (Concordia) to try-out for Laval Rocket

University hockey MVP Anthony Beauregard (Concordia) to try-out for Laval Rocket

The Laval Rocket, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens have signed U Sports leading scorer and player of the year Anthony Beauregard (Saint-Damase, Quebec) to an amateur tryout contract.   Laval Rocket announced that forwards Anthony Beauregard (Concordia University) et Nikita Korostelev (Peterborough – OHL) were signed to amateur tryout contracts […]

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Habs make final trade of regular season; acquire Reilly

Habs make final trade of regular season; acquire Reilly

Moments after the Montreal Canadiens send defenceman Joe Morrow to the Winnipeg Jets for a fourth round pick, the Habs send the fifth round pick (2019) acquired from the Washington Capitals in the Jakub Jerabek trade to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for defenceman Mike Reilly (Chicago, IL, USA). Reilly was drafted 98th overall in […]

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Habs acquire Deslauriers, Baun

Habs acquire Deslauriers, Baun

The Montreal Canadiens have used the National Hockey League’s opening day to make two minor trades. Both deals – with the Buffalo Sabres and Chicago Blackhawks are meant to help the Laval Rocket, Montreal’s American Hockey League affiliate. Earlier on in the day, the Habs dealt Zach Redmond to the Sabres in exchange for Nicolas […]

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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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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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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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Habs Sign KHL Star Jakub Jerabek

Habs Sign KHL Star Jakub Jerabek

As the calendar turns to May, the Montreal Canadiens confirmed that they have signed 25-year old defenceman Jakub Jerabek from the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) to a one-year contract. Jerabek was never drafted into the National Hockey League (NHL), despite a fair draft year in the Czech Republic U20 system. He has spent his entire […]

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Habs Acquire Keegan Lowe in Trade with Carolina

Habs Acquire Keegan Lowe in Trade with Carolina

With the 2017 National Hockey League (NHL) trade deadline being a week from Wednesday, the trades are beginning to pick up. The Montreal Canadiens have acquired Keegan Lowe from the Carolina Hurricanes. Heading down south of the border to the Hurricanes organization is Philip Samuelsson. Keegan Lowe Position: Defence (Left Shot) Age: 23 Birthplace: Greenwich, CT, […]

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Canadiens Acquire Defenceman Nikita Nesterov

Canadiens Acquire Defenceman Nikita Nesterov

On Thursday evening the Montreal Canadiens acquired Nikita Nesterov in a divisional trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Heading to the Lightning is Jonathan Racine and a 6th round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Nikita Nesterov is a 23-year old left shot defenceman from Chelyabinsk, Russia. He spent his pre-draft career playing in […]

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Montreal Canadiens: The Difference Makers

Most Hab fans will agree that the 2018-19 season was cut short; that the Canadiens played well enough through the 82-game schedule to qualify for the post-season. Though the organization didn’t reach their ultimate goal, there’s plenty of positives to take away from this edition of the Canadiens and the exclamation point came courtesy of […]

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