Halak Signs With Blues

Jaroslav Halak, the former Montreal Canadiens goalie, has signed a 4-year deal with the St. Louis Blues. The deal is worth $15 million. Halak was acquired by the Blues last month in exchange for Lars Eller and Ian Schultz after the Habs decided not to go with the goalie who got them into Cup contention.Continue reading “Halak Signs With Blues”

Habs Trade Halak

The Montreal Canadiens have traded goalie Jaroslav Halak to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for centre Lars Eller and Canadian junior right-winger Ian Schultz. The move certainly settles the goaltending question in Montreal, as it’s clear that Pierre Gauthier has elected to stand by Carey Price. But it also seems somewhat strange, especially consideringContinue reading “Habs Trade Halak”

Keith Tkachuk to Retire

Keith Tkachuk is going to call it quits at the end of this NHL season. After 19 seasons in the National Hockey League, Tkachuk is calling the 2009-2010 season his last. “I have been privileged to have a long career in this terrific league and play for first class organizations,” Tkachuk said. “My thanks goContinue reading “Keith Tkachuk to Retire”

Andy Murray Fired

The St. Louis Blues have apparently run out of patience with Andy Murray and fired him Saturday morning. Murray was let go just 48 hours after his former team coughed up a 3-1 lead over the Canucks to head to their fourth straight loss. Murray was replaced by minor-league coach Davis Payne. The Blues currentlyContinue reading “Andy Murray Fired”

Tkachuk Signs On For Another Year

Veteran forward Keith Tkachuk is coming back for at least one more year with the St. Louis Blues. The team signed Tkachuk to a one-year-deal worth $2.15 million on the basis of a decent season and locker room presence. Tkachuk finished up the 2008-2009 NHL season with 49 points in 79 regular season games. HeContinue reading “Tkachuk Signs On For Another Year”