Canadiens: Habs Waive Perry, Frolik

The Montreal Canadiens placed forwards Corey Perry and Michael Frolik on waivers Monday, as they settled their opening night lineup prior to Wednesday’s puck drop. 89 players were placed on waivers Monday across the NHL, with teams having to finalize rosters ahead of Tuesday evening’s deadline. The pandemic has made for some creative adjustments, includingContinue reading “Canadiens: Habs Waive Perry, Frolik”

Canadiens: Kotkaniemi Kicks Out the Jams in Finland

Montreal Canadiens forward Jesperi Kotkaniemi is among many NHLers playing in Europe at the moment and, at last, he seems to be turning on the jets. Kotkaniemi has been on loan to his hometown club Pori Assat and he did not get off to a great start. He went pointless in his first four games,Continue reading “Canadiens: Kotkaniemi Kicks Out the Jams in Finland”

Canadiens: Gallagher Signing Seals the Deal on Successful Off-Season

On Wednesday, the Montreal Canadiens announced the signing of forward Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract carrying a $6.5 million annual cap hit. On Tuesday, Gallagher’s agent was telling reporters that negotiations between his client and the Canadiens had broken off. This was just a few hours ahead of the announcement that Montreal general managerContinue reading “Canadiens: Gallagher Signing Seals the Deal on Successful Off-Season”

Canadiens: Montreal Acquires Jake Allen in Swap with St. Louis

The St. Louis Blues traded goalie Jake Allen and a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Montreal Canadiens for a third-round and seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The 30-year-old netminder comes with a $4.3 million cap hit, but there’s just a year remaining. That will give the Habs the NHL’s highest-priced goaltending tandem,Continue reading “Canadiens: Montreal Acquires Jake Allen in Swap with St. Louis”

Flyers: Philadelphia Eliminates Montreal with Game Six Win

The Philadelphia Flyers have eliminated the Montreal Canadiens from the playoffs with a Game Six victory Friday. The final score was 3-2. Ivan Provorov, Kevin Hayes, and Michael Raffl had the goals for Philly, while Nick Suzuki had both for Montreal. Carter Hart made 31 saves, facing down his hero Carey Price. Montreal had theContinue reading “Flyers: Philadelphia Eliminates Montreal with Game Six Win”