Canadiens

HABS ACQUIRE ZACK KASSIAN-Give Two Year Extension to Pateryn / Sign Three Free Agents

Jul 1st, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens were relatively quiet on the opening day of NHL free agency. They traded Brandon Prust to Vancouver in return for right winger Zack Kassian; signed three minor league free agents and announced a two year contract extension for Greg Pateryn.



CANADIENS SIGN FORWARD BRIAN FLYNN – Two Years at 950K Per Season

Jun 30th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens announced the signing of restricted free agent forward Brian Flynn to a two year contract Tuesday. Flynn will earn 950 thousand dollars in each of the next two seasons.



RUMOUR – FREE AGENT MICHAEL FROLIK TO MONTREAL -10 Other Teams Show Interest

Jun 30th, 2015 | By
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Consider it as just a rumour, but it is one that at least a little logic. There are reports that Marc Bergevin and the Canadiens are interested in signing unrestricted free agent forward Michael Frolik. Frolik scored 19 goals with the Winnipeg Jets last season.



CANADIENS BUY OUT P.A. PARENTEAU CONTRACT – Free Up 2.7 Million Cap Space

Jun 28th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens are in the process of buying out the remainder of P.A. Parenteau’s contract. Parenteau was due to earn four million dollars in the final year of his contract. The Canadiens salary cap will be charged 1.3 million dollars in each of the next two seasons.



SCOUTING DIRECTOR TREVOR TIMMINS BREAKS DOWN THE CANADIENS DRAFT CLASS OF 2015

Jun 27th, 2015 | By
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With only five of seven available choices available and no second rounder, Canadiens Director of Amateur Scouting Trevor Timmins and his staff had little room for error.



CANADIENS TURN TO SWEDEN FOR SECOND CHOICE IN DRAFT

Jun 27th, 2015 | By
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The Canadiens second selection in the NHL entry draft was 6’2″ centre Lukas Vejdemo of Djurgarden of the Swedish U20 league taken 87th overall. The Canadiens gave up their second and fourth round picks in the trade that brought defenceman Jeff Petry to the Canadiens from Edmonton.



DEFENSEMAN NOEL JUULSEN CANADIENS FIRST ROUND CHOICE – Junior Teammate of Nikita Scherbak

Jun 26th, 2015 | By
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Drafting out of the 26th spot in the first round, the Canadiens selected defenceman Noah Juulsen of the Western Hockey League’s Everett Silvertips Friday night. Juulsen is a 6’2″ 180 lb. defenceman who was a teammate of last year’s Canadiens first round pick Nikita Scherbak, also chosen 26th.



CAREY PRICE SWEEPS LAS VEGAS – Hart, Vezina, Lindsay and Jennings Trophies

Jun 24th, 2015 | By
LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 24: A general view during the 2014 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on June 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The spotlight shone on Carey Price at the 2015 NHL Awards ceremonies in Las Vegas Wednesday night. With the awarding of the Hart, Vezina and Te Lindsay Trophies to go along with the previously announced Jennings Trophy, Price joins Bobby Orr and Guy Lafleur as the only players with four individual awards in the same season.



VEGAS ODDSMAKERS SAY CAREY PRICE WILL CLEAN UP AT NHL AWARDS

Jun 24th, 2015 | By
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Carey Price has never won an NHL individual post season award. Wednesday night in Las Vegas, local oddsmakers have made him a prohibitive favourite to sweep all three of the awards for which he has been nominated.



PAPERWORK – Canadiens Make Qualifying Offers to 6 RFA’s

Jun 24th, 2015 | By
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Under the NHL’s CBA, teams must make a qualifying offer to their restricted free agents by June 29th or lose their playing rights. The Canadiens have “qualified” six of their eight pending RFA’s including Alex Galchenyuk and Brian Flynn from their NHL roster.