In this week’s edition of Montreal Canadiens news and rumors, Jeff Petry returns to practice, Max Pacioretty speaks about playing his former team in the Stanley Cup Semifinals and Kirk Muller has been named associate coach of the Calgary Flames. Plus, the Habs have requested increased capacity at the Bell Centre for their upcoming games,
The 2021 National Hockey League postseason is now down to four teams and three former Edmonton Oilers. Jordan Eberle and the New York Islanders take on Patrick Maroon and the Tampa Bay Lightning, while Jeff Petry and the Montreal Canadiens meet the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Semifinals. Through the first two rounds
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, Colorado Avalanche captain Nathan MacKinnon talks about his team-friendly deal and whether or not he’d be willing to take another one to keep the Avs roster together. One scribe took a look at realistic options for the Toronto Maple Leafs this offseason and suggested they can’t really do much. Is
Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin began his memorable 2020 offseason by acquiring goaltender Jake Allen from the St. Louis Blues. A few weeks later, he signed defenseman Jeff Petry to a four-year contract extension. While most are talking about the new players who have made an immediate impact and ignited the Habs’ hot start
Nearly six years ago, much to the dismay of their fans, the Edmonton Oilers decided that it was time to part ways with longtime defender Jeff Petry, sending him to the Montreal Canadiens. Only getting back a second- and a fourth-round pick for the promising young defenseman, fans immediately lamented the trade as a loss.
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the Detroit Red Wings are letting a couple of defensemen go test free agency after trading for Marc Staal. In Montreal, the Jeff Petry deal is getting a lot of buzz, primarily because of what it might mean for other free agents signing early. There is an update on what
If Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry were a fairy-tale character, he would probably be Goldilocks. That make Petry’s new four-year, $25 million deal, as it feels just about right, at least from a term perspective. With regard to the cap hit, Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has seemingly gotten a bargain Credit to Bergevin, who
The Montreal Canadiens have signed defender Jeff Petry to a four-year contract extension worth $25 million. The deal carries an annual cap hit of $6.25 million and runs through the 2024-25 season. The 32-year-old Petry has been one of the NHL’s best and most underrated defenders since joining the Canadiens. Though he was considered to
Taylor Hall doesn’t want to go anywhere Tom Gulitti of NHL.com: Arizona Coyotes forward Taylor Hall hopes that he’s not traded ahead of Monday’s trade deadline. “I want to make the playoffs with the guys here,” Hall said. “I don’t want to go anywhere else.” Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo said last week that they are
Penguins have to be patient as the market is small Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: It’s well known that Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford likes to make moves well in advance of the NHL trade deadline. “I think the market will open up at some point in the next week or two,” the GM
Some Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Deadline Targets Jonas Siegel and James Mirtle of The Athletic: Again, there exists quite a list of targets that the Toronto Maple Leafs are after. Here are just a few. Jeff Petry ’ The Montreal Canadiens’ defenseman comes at a heavy cost. This is especially true if he is dealt
Would the Canadiens be interested in Anderson? Eric Engels: If Josh Anderson is available, the Montreal Canadiens have to have some interest. Not sure who’d they’d move for him though. Haven’t heard if Anderson is available, but not expecting him to be available before the trade deadline. If they were to move him now, would
16 trade targets for the Maple Leafs Jonas Seigel and James Mirtle of The Athletic: Looking at 16 potential trade targets for the Toronto Maple Leafs. 1. Jeff Petry ’ Canadiens ’ one-year left at $5.5 million. Acquisition cost would be high for the Canadiens to trade him to their division rival. 2. Josh Manson
With the NHL’s Feb. 24th NHL trade deadline less than three weeks away, only a handful of clubs can be considered sellers. That includes those mired at the bottom of the standings, such as the Anaheim Ducks, Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, New Jersey Devils, Ottawa Senators, and San Jose Sharks. That number could
Kreider on trade rumors Dennis Bernstein: New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider on trade rumors: ”I have no preference (on destination if I was traded), I’m a Ranger until they tell me I’m not.” Laura Albanese: Kreider added that he’s not thinking about trade opportunities as he still believes the Rangers have a playoff chance.
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is lots of buzz surrounding the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs potentially working on a deal, the Montreal Canadiens were listed as the team to watch by one TSN trade insider and the Hockey News names 30 players worth watching over the next five weeks. Maple Leafs and