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”

Blues: O’Reilly Dominates, St. Louis Evens Series

After jumping out with a 2-0 series lead and showing off some heroics, the Vancouver Canucks are back down to earth with their playoff series against the St. Louis Blues tied up at two games apiece. The Blues took back-to-back wins Sunday and Monday, illustrating that they are still indeed the defending Stanley Cup Champions.Continue reading “Blues: O’Reilly Dominates, St. Louis Evens Series”

2019-2020 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues

The defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues are hoping for more of the same this season. To that end, they left well enough alone and ensured their existing roster was intact. Sammy Blais, Robby Fabbri, Oskar Sundqvist, and goalie Jordan Binnington all signed contracts, while Joel Edmundson was awarded his one-year deal through arbitration.Continue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: St. Louis Blues”