Canadiens: Montreal Returns to Action Tuesday Against Oilers

The Montreal Canadiens are at last set to return to the ice Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers, their first game since a week without skating due to their season’s suspension via COVID-19 protocols.

Canucks: Vancouver Gives Virtanen Another Chance with New Deal

Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen has avoided arbitration and signed a two-year deal, the team revealed Thursday. The history between the Canucks and Virtanen is a curious one and the signing did little to illuminate the situation. A two-year deal is a “prove yourself” contract and that’s what the 24-year-old will have to do. LastContinue reading “Canucks: Vancouver Gives Virtanen Another Chance with New Deal”

Canucks: What is Jim Benning Doing?

What are the Vancouver Canucks doing? It’s a simple question. If you’ve been anywhere near the local Vancouver headlines over the past few days, you also know it’s a very pressing one. Talk to anyone in or near the fanbase, including the masked cashier behind a pane of glass at your local grocery store, andContinue reading “Canucks: What is Jim Benning Doing?”

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”