NHL.com "The Montreal Canadiens went through one of the worst seasons in franchise history in 2011-12, but the reward was the chance to select Alex Galchenyuk with the No. 3 pick in the 2012 NHL Draft. Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, who was hired seven weeks prior to that draft, never had any..." August 21
Habs Eyes On The Prize "Of all the people to criticize P.K. Subban's style of play, you would think that the last person on earth to do so would be Alex Kovalev. You would think that a player who was often criticized unfairly would sympathize with another player who is often subjected to the same, especially since both..." August 20
Montreal Gazette "Tim Bozon figures he’s worked harder this summer than any other. “I had to. I had to do two times more than normal,” the 20-year-old Canadiens prospect said this week from his family’s home near Cannes in the south of France. This hasn’t been a regular spring or summer for Bozon, whose..." August 17
The Globe and Mail "There have been no impulse purchases of luxury items, just the comforting drudgery of work. In fairness, P.K. Subban was already wealthy enough to afford pretty well any toy he wanted before he signed his eight-year, $72-million contract extension earlier this month. Life, he says, hasn’t..." August 13
Yahoo! Sports "There are some signings that a general manager makes that don’t need a tremendous amount of discussion with his team owner. If Marc Bergevin wants to throw $850,000 at Manny Malhotra, we’re sure Geoff Molson wasn't burning the midnight oil going over faceoff stats from the AHL Charlotte..." August 11
Hockey Inside Out "New Canadiens right-winger P.A. Parenteau can’t wait for training camp to start next month and to play his first game in bleu-blanc-rouge. “We’re almost a month away from training camp now … it’s exciting,” Parenteau said during a live YouTube Q&A session with fans set up by the Canadiens on..." August 10
Hockey Inside/Out "ome Canadiens fans have been worried about what the impact of going to an arbitration hearing with P.K. Subban will have on the defenceman, who had to listen to management express what the club doesn’t like about his game during the process. But Subban told Bob McCown of Sportsnet 590 The Fan..." August 06
Montreal Gazette "It seems Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin isn’t afraid to admit when he has made a mistake. Bergevin failed to reach a long-term agreement with restricted free-agent defenceman P.K Subban before an arbitration hearing Friday morning in Toronto and it appeared the two sides were drifting..." August 04
NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Saturday that the team has agreed to terms on an eight-year contract extension with defenseman P.K. Subban (2014-15 to 2021-22). “We are very pleased to have reached a long term agreement with P.K. Subban. This agreement helps..." August 03
Keep in mind that the first two seasons of P.K. Subban's extension can not be protected with a no-trade clause because they are RFA years.
Sportsnet.ca "The Montreal Canadiens are headed to arbitration with star defenceman P.K. Subban. No last-minute deal was concluded before Subban’s scheduled 9 a.m. ET arbitration hearing. The Canadiens have reportedly offered US$5.25 million for next season while Subban’s camp countered with $8.5..." August 02
NHL.com "P.K. Subban's agent said Wednesday he believes there is time to reach a deal with the Montreal Canadiens before an arbitration hearing scheduled for Friday. "There's always enough time in that respect," Don Meehan told Sportsnet 590 The Fan's "Prime Time Sports," according to..." August 01
Pro Hockey Talk "The good news for Carey Price is that he hasn’t — and won’t — require surgery on his hyperextended knee. The bad news, however, is that he’s going to be off ice for a while longer. “I was lucky and unlucky at the same time,” Price said of his season-ending injury, per the Tri-City Herald...." July 31
P.K. Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration and the Canadiens are seeking $5.25 million on a one-year deal.
Yahoo! Sports "P.K. Subban has yet to lead the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup. But he's led Seth Rogen to the Stanley Cup, through the siren’s song of Canadian beer. Rogen’s “Hilarity For Charity,” which seeks to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, was in Montreal as a part of the Just For Laughs..." July 28
NHL.com "Defenseman P.K. Subban reiterated that he intends to sign with the Montreal Canadiens long term as his arbitration hearing approaches. "Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and not just for a long time but hopefully for the rest of my career, and be..." July 27
Hockey Inside/Out "Patrice Brisebois, who left his job as a player-development coach with the Canadiens last week, spoke with The Gazette’s Dave Stubbs Tuesday evening to explain his decision, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family – wife Michèle and preteen daughters Alexandra and Patricia-Rose (photo..." July 23
Eller (MON) requests $3.1M...Canadiens counter with $1.65M
Habs announce they've signed 1st rd pick Nikita Scherbak and his size 13 (!) skates to a 3-year entry level deal.
The Hockey News "The wrist injury Milan Lucic suffered in Game 7 of the Boston Bruins second-round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens is healing quite nicely, thank you very much. But the ignominy he and the Bruins suffered in that same game, well, that’s taking a little longer to wear off. Shortly..." July 20
Montreal Gazette "Former Canadiens defenceman Patrice Brisebois is leaving his job as the Habs’ player development coach. “It was Patrice’s decision to move on for family reasons,” said Donald Beauchamp, the team’s senior vice-president of communications and community relations. The 43-year-old Brisebois, who..." July 18
Jiri Sekac said he was offered contract extension in Dec. from his KHL team. Agent @walsha told him to wait, NHL offers will come. They did.
Sometime before the deadline -- which is in 35 mins -- PK Subban will file for arbitration
CBSSports.com "Alex Kovalev hasn't played an NHL game in close to two years but all along he remained an active player, spending last season in the Swiss second league. He remains a player no more; on Thursday he announced his retirement from the game for good. "I'd have loved to play until I'm 50 but the..." July 03
Cody Franson was TOR player going to MTL for Gorges. Would have think he's still in play with TOR acquisition of Polak and Robidas.
MON looking at G Joey MacDonald on a two-way.
#Habs sign D Mike Weaver to 1-year deal.
Josh Gorges makes it clear on Sportsnet he just couldn't get over MTL's bitter rivalry with TOR to agree to join the Leafs.
Tom Gilbert to MON
12 teams were interested in Jiri Sekac. The KHL player who played in Prague is likely to sign in Montreal. #tvasports
Toronto still waiting and hopeful Josh Gorges will have a change of heart. Otherwise, interest shifts to D.Boyle or Stephane Robidas. #FAF
Habs trade Josh Gorges to Buffalo for a second round pick in 2016. Gorges goes to Buffalo instead of Toronto.
As per @TSNBobMcKenzie, Montreal Canadiens sign Manny Malhotra, one year, $850k
D.Boyle expects 4 offers. Washington is believed to have joined a group of teams that also includes Tor, Mtl, Det, NYR and Tampa Bay. #FAF
Appears to be 5-6 teams expressing interest in Radim Vrbata. Teams include TB,MTL,SJ and BOS. #TSN
TheScore.com "Here’s the thing with Danny Briere: he’s not very good any more. I have a ton of respect for his talent, his career, and the man he is, but as far as being an effective NHLer goes at age 36 (37 by the time next season starts), the reality is that it just ain’t there anymore. Briere is a guy who..." July 01
#Habs qualify Subban, Eller. Not Ryan White, who becomes UFA tomorrow
TSN.ca "The Montreal Canadiens have acquired forward PA Parenteau from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Daniel Briere and the Canadiens' fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Briere lasted just one season with the Habs after signing a two-year, $8 million contract with the team this..." June 30
Josh Gorges situation in MTL problematic for all. MTL had deal with TOR but Gorges refused to waive modified NTC to go to TOR. Still won't.
Montreal Gazette "Brett Lernout decided not to attend the National Hockey League draft because he didn’t think he’d be selected very high and wanted to spend some time with family in Winnipeg. But the Canadiens coveted the physical defenceman enough to move up in the third round to select Lernout in the third..." June 29
MTL D Josh Gorges' name is out there in trade talk. TOR made a pitch for Gorges but no CDN team is on list of 15 teams he can be dealt to.
Montreal Gazette "Only time will tell whether Nikita Scherbak measures up to general manager Marc Bergevin's projection as a top-six forward, but the Russian displayed a top-six personality after he was selected by the Canadiens in the first round (26th overall) at the National Hockey League draft Friday..." June 28
PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28
Yahoo! Sports "Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens were the final two players in the EA SPORTS NHL 15 cover vote, which was conducted via Twitter hashtags. One is a considered the best defensive center in hockey, or at the very least its most dominant faceoff man...." June 25
Montreal Gazette "Andrei Markov won't be leaving Montreal. Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Monday afternoon that the defenceman has signed a new three-year contract. Markov could have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. "We are very happy to have secured a long term agreement..." June 23
Brian Gionta & his agent Steve Bartlett will be meeting to plan his future. Said Bartlett on MTL: "There's no strong inclination to leave."
Pro Hockey Talk "The closer we get to the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the more we’re hearing of teams wanting a piece of the action. On Thursday, another club threw its hat into the ring as Montreal GM Marc Bergevin said he’s looking to trade up from the No. 26 spot, per TVA. Bergevin does have a history of being..." June 19