New York Islanders Best and Worst Free Agent Signings

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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 […] READ MORE



Montreal Canadiens Place Martin Reway on Unconditional Waivers

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The Montreal Canadiens place Martin Reway on unconditional waivers. Montreal has now placed two players on unconditional waivers in as many weeks. Reway, 22, had two assists in five games this season with Montreal’s AHL affiliate, the Laval Rocket. Reway is expected to have his contract terminated by mutual agreement after clearing waivers. Montreal Canadiens Place Prospect Martin Reway […] READ MORE




Montreal Canadiens Defenseman Mark Streit on Unconditional Waivers

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Defenseman Mark Streit has been placed on unconditional waivers by the Montreal Canadiens. Streit played only two regular season games with the Canadiens this year averaging 14:13 of ice time. After his underwhelming performance, his long and notable career in the NHL may be over. This latest news follows reports that Mark Streit would not report to the Rocket and would spend […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Defence in Transition After Slow Start

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The Montreal Canadiens are making some changes on the blue line. TSN reports David Schlemko “could” be back this week. As Schlemko told the Montreal Gazette. “I’m not a trainer and I haven’t been cleared [to play], but I’m hoping for Saturday.” This news came around the same time it was reported that Mark Streit had been placed […] READ MORE


Habs to Watch in 2017-18: Jakub Jerabek

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Perhaps the biggest wild card for the Habs this year is Jakub Jerabek. Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a one year deal, the 25-year-old had his best professional season last year in the KHL. He tallied 34 points in 59 games including five goals and 29 assists. While Jerabek is likely to enjoy few multi-point […] READ MORE


Montreal Canadiens Sign Mark Streit

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The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Mark Streit to a one-year contract. Per Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports, the deal is worth $700,000 in salary and $300,000 in potential bonuses. Streit split last season between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins. At the trade deadline, he was traded from Philadelphia to Tampa Bay. The Lightning […] READ MORE