Montreal’s Injury Woes

The Montreal Canadiens have taken several hits recently in regard to injuries. The Habs announced yesterday that forward Bryan Smolinski will be the latest to miss significant time. He’ll miss about six weeks as the result of a sprained right knee that he suffered on December 6 in a game against the Boston Bruins. InContinue reading “Montreal’s Injury Woes”

Looking at Concerns for the Habs

Seems like the Ottawa Senators aren’t the only team in the Northeast division to fall apart lately. The Montreal Canadiens have lost four of their last five games. Pursuing the slumping Sens isn’t an easy task for any squad, but challenging the Ottawa Senators just became more difficult for the Habs as they faced theirContinue reading “Looking at Concerns for the Habs”

Montreal Signs Roman Hamrlik

The Canadiens have added some depth to their defensive core by signing defenseman Roman Hamrlik to a four-year deal. “Roman Hamrlik established himself as a solid NHL veteran. The acquisition of Roman fills a very important need in our organization. He is a strong defenseman with a powerful shot and excellent hockey skills. He bringsContinue reading “Montreal Signs Roman Hamrlik”

Montreal Re-signs Markov

Unrestricted free agent Andrei Markov is now resting comfortably in the fold with the Montreal Canadiens after inking a 4-year $23 million contract. The contract will pay $5.75 million a year, which is significant when contrasted with Markov’s $2 million for this past NHL season. “We consider Andrei an elite player in the NHL,” saidContinue reading “Montreal Re-signs Markov”