Montreal Canadiens

Justin Caron - Sep 21, 2022

Without any playoff matchups since the 2013-14 season the Bostons Bruins and Montreal Canadiens rivalry has cooled off in recent years. The greatest rivalry in National Hockey League history, the Bruins and Canadiens have made for plenty of memorable moments over the years. Take a look at some of the biggest moments ever to come […]


Alex Metzger, Editor - Sep 9, 2022

Welcome back to another NHL Rumours piece. Each day, we bring you the latest happening around the NHL. Today, we look at the rumour that Montreal Canadiens goalie Jake Allen may be in contract discussion with the team. Kevin Weekes of ESPN reports that he is hearing the two sides have started discussing a multi-year […]

Cayden Primeau re-signs

The Montreal Canadiens have announced they have re-signed goalie Cayden Primeau. The deal is for three years and is worth $2.9 million dollars with an AAV of $850,000. The deal carries through the 2024-25 season. Cayden Primeau Re-Signs with Habs The Canadiens have agreed to terms on a three-year, one-way contract extension (2022-23 to 2024-25) […]

Kirby Dach Signs
Tommy Bennett - Sep 7, 2022

After being traded at the NHL Draft, restricted free agent centre Kirby Dach has signed a contract with his new team, the Montreal Canadiens. It’s a four-year, $3.3625 AAV contract that will carry him through the 2025-26 season. With much more to prove, this is a good deal for him at this time and a […]

montreal canadiens goalies
Caleb Desjardins - Sep 1, 2022

It’s been a long time since the Montreal Canadiens have had uncertainty between the pipes as their franchise goaltender Carey Price has been a staple in the net for the better part of two decades. However, general manager Kent Hughes recently revealed that Price would probably miss the entire season with a knee injury which […]

NHL Player development
Kyle Pereira - Sep 1, 2022

Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey has a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves draft picks […]

free agent predictions
Aaron Itovitch - Aug 31, 2022

The offseason is quickly dying down. It is now time for the few remaining RFA’s to sign on for the upcoming campaigns. While most teams are lucky enough to have either all or almost all of their team signed, a team like the Dallas Stars is in a very tough spot. With two core pieces […]

NHL Rumours
Matthew Mountjoy - Aug 31, 2022

Today’s NHL Rumours are looking at Cole Caufield. The young Montreal Canadiens star is set to start getting proposals for an extension soon. His entry-level contract is coming to an end and the team is wasting no time getting an extension ready for the 2019 first-round draft pick. In today’s MHN Canadiens Daily: -The #GoHabsGo […]

NHL player development
Kyle Pereira - Aug 29, 2022

Player development seems to always result in more questions than answers. How likely is it for a top pick to pan out? What makes a player a “steal”? Last Word On Hockey will be starting a new series on how to properly develop prospects from all different spots throughout the draft. This week’s piece involves […]

Montreal Canadiens free agent signings
Aaron Itovitch - Aug 29, 2022

Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how teams have boosted […]

Robert MacDonald - Aug 28, 2022

Former Dallas Stars and current Anaheim Ducks defenseman John Klingberg, per rumours, nearly landed in another uniform this summer. On his most recent “32 Thoughts” podcast, heralded NHL insider Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet walked listeners through what nearly took place. Per Friedman, a unique sign-and-trade scenario almost played out. NHL Rumours: Klingberg Linked to Habs, Oilers […]

Montreal Canadiens captain
Aaron Itovitch - Aug 25, 2022

With Shea Weber officially out of the picture, it is time for the most storied franchise in hockey to choose its next captain. The Next Montreal Canadiens Captain The management group has several routes they can take. They can choose a veteran to be the heart and soul of the team. They can choose a […]

Taylor Newby - Aug 18, 2022

With the recent acquisition of Sean Monahan, there was some speculation on how the Montreal Canadiens would fit him into the salary cap. Shortly after, the Canadiens announced that Carey Price was unlikely to return for the 2022-2023 season. Price previously had a knee injury that does not appear to be improving. Carey Price Out; […]

Sean Monahan trade
Connor Lapalme, Editor - Aug 18, 2022

The Montreal Canadiens have acquired Sean Monahan from the Calgary Flames. Monahan is in the final year of his contract which carries a $6.375 AAV. Along with Monahan, the Habs also receive a conditional 2025 first-round pick while the Flames receive future considerations. The Sean Monahan trade, while purely a salary dump for the Flames, […]

NHL Rumours
Matthew Mountjoy - Aug 14, 2022

The Vegas Golden Knights are in a tough spot now that goaltender Robin Lehner underwent hip surgery, and is expected to miss the entire 2022-2023 season. An option for them is to roll with the current tandem of both Logan Thompson and Laurent Brossoit, which would be more of an experiment than anything. Another option […]

Kirby Dach contract

It’s August and the dog days of summer are officially here. However, there are still plenty of NHL rumours to sift through. The news lately has been focused on restricted free agents. Some have opted for short-term deals and bet on themselves for the future. Others have chosen the security of a long-term deal. Today’s […]



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