Montreal Canadiens First Overall Pick History

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The Montreal Canadiens won the NHL Draft Lottery and secured the first overall pick. It’s hopefully the first step in re-building the proud franchise back to the top of the hockey world. It is going to be the first time in 42 years that the Canadiens hold the first overall pick. Still, when examining the […] READ MORE


The Montreal Canadiens Win the NHL Draft Lottery

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The Montreal Canadiens win the 2022 NHL draft lottery and will pick first overall at home on July 7 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. This is the first time since 1985 that the team hosting the draft picks first. The Toronto Maple Leafs selected Wendel Clark in 1985. The New Jersey Devils won the […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Options at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft

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One of the virtues (if that) of finishing last overall is to have a rough idea of where the team will be picking with their first selection. Thanks to the NHL draft lottery, the team that finishes last, while not guaranteed the first overall selection, can slip no further than third overall. This is the […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Sign Riley Kidney to Entry-Level Deal

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The Montreal Canadiens have signed Riley Kidney to a three-year entry-level contract the team announced Wednesday. The contract carried a cap hit of $859,167 with a total value of $2.775M. The deal runs from 2022-23 to 2024-25 however can slide if Kidney does not play in 10 NHL games. The Canadiens have agreed to terms […] READ MORE






Montreal Canadiens Great Guy Lafleur Passes Away

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Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70 years old. The news was announced early Friday morning Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur dies at 70 https://t.co/w2Wa6cvcZ3 — Montreal Gazette (@mtlgazette) April 22, 2022 Guy Lafleur Passes Away Lafleur was publicly diagnosed with cancer in 2019, which […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Forward Michael Pezzetta Suspended Two Games

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Montreal Canadiens forward Michael Pezzetta has been suspended two games for his illegal check against Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie. Montreal’s Michael Pezzetta has been suspended for two games for an Illegal Check to the Head on Washington’s T.J. Oshie. https://t.co/AOkhrJBlnM — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) April 18, 2022 Michael Pezzetta Suspended Two Games It […] READ MORE