ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild agreed to terms Thursday with defenseman Jon Merrill on a one-year, $850,000 contract, the third veteran they’ve added to the blue line in free agency. The 29-year-old Merrill had five assists and 70 blocked shots in 49 games last season, with the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal […]
MONTREAL (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he was not happy with the decision by the Montreal Canadiens to draft an 18-year-old player who was fined in Sweden for sharing an explicit photo of a woman without her consent. The Canadiens chose Logan Mailloux in the first round of the draft on […]
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored twice for his second multi-goal game and the New England Revolution beat Montreal 2-1 on Sunday night for their third straight victory. Bou, ripped a right-footer from well outside the area that bounced off the crossbar — twice — and into the net to open the scoring in […]
Held on July 21, the NHL Expansion Draft had some of the top names in the sport ready to be taken. One of those names was Carey Price, however he didn’t hear his name called to join the new Seattle squad.
MONTREAL (AP) — Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin said captain Shea Weber will not play next season because of injuries and that the defenseman’s career may be over. Bergevin said on a video conference Thursday that Weber is dealing with a number of injuries, including to his foot, ankle and knee. The 35-year-old Weber […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Carey Price would be an instant cornerstone for the NHL’s newest franchise if the Seattle Kraken select the Montreal Canadiens goaltender in the expansion draft Wednesday night. It is not a no-brainer decision, however. Price’s questionable injury status clouds the selection process. The 34-year-old star has a knee injury. If it requires […]
After backstopping the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup Final, Carey Price has been left unprotected for the Seattle Kraken expansion draft. Price could become the face of the NHL’s 32nd franchise if general manager Ron Francis and his staff decide to take on one of the biggest contracts in hockey. He agreed to waive […]
MONTREAL (AP) — Dominique Ducharme has been hired as the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens after leading the club on a playoff run all the way to the Stanley Cup Final. The Canadiens announced on Tuesday that Ducharme has agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2023-24 season. The 48-year-old was promoted to […]
The Tampa Bay Lightning won their second straight Stanley Cup title on Wednesday night, defeating the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 to give a region becoming known as Champa Bay its third professional sports title in less than a year.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning players surrounded the Stanley Cup again, putting their hands all over the trophy they won for the second time in 10 months. It was a familiar sight for the NHL’s back-to-back champions, even if it was different in every possible way. After the Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens […]