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”

Canucks: Vancouver Eliminates St. Louis, Will Face Vegas in Round Two

The Vancouver Canucks have eliminated the St. Louis Blues from the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a 6-2 win Friday night. Vancouver took the first round series four games to two, knocking out the defending Stanley Cup champions with a total team effort. Jay Beagle opened the scoring in the first period with an unassisted goal,Continue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Eliminates St. Louis, Will Face Vegas in Round Two”