Jesse Puljujarvi is the Star the Edmonton Oilers Forgot

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The Edmonton Oilers have had a very monotonous history with winger Jesse Puljujarvi. The team drafted Puljujarvi fourth overall in the 2016 NHL Draft and brought him to the NHL immediately after. But despite the rush to the league, the Oilers were clearly hesitant to use him much in the 2016-17 season. He only appeared […] READ MORE


Oilers Ink Zack Kassian to One-Year Deal

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On Thursday, the Edmonton Oilers announced the contract extension of 25-year old winger Zach Kassian. The one-year pact is worth $1.5 million and runs through the 2016-2017 National Hockey League season. Kassian appeared in 36 games for the Oilers this past season, scoring three goals while adding five assists for a total of eight points. […] READ MORE


Edmonton Oilers trade Ben Scrivens to Montreal Canadiens for Zack Kassian

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The Edmonton Oilers have traded goaltender Ben Scrivens to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Zack Kassian. The trade had been rumoured for days with many believing it would be completed last night. The deal was completed this morning with 24% of Ben Scrivens salary being kept by the Oilers. Canadiens acquire goaltender Ben Scrivens from […] READ MORE


Zack Kassian Asked Not to Report to the IceCaps

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Montreal Canadiens and Zack Kassian have joined forces to make headlines once again. On December 26th, it was reported that Kassian was asked not to report to the St. John’s IceCaps, the American Hockey League affiliate club for the Canadiens. After being involved in a car crash early in the morning of October 4th, just days […] READ MORE


Zack Kassian Deserves Respect for Overcoming Substance Abuse

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Today, the Montreal Canadiens announced that they placed forward Zack Kassian on waivers, just after it was announced that the NHL and NHLPA had granted Kassian eligibility to return to the NHL after going through substance abuse and behavioral programs. Zack Kassian Deserves Respect for Overcoming Substance Abuse The Canadiens acquired Zack Kassian and a […] READ MORE


Open Letter To Habs Fans re: Zack Kassian

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It’s been almost two weeks since Montreal Canadiens right wing Zack Kassian was involved in a late night/early morning car accident on October 4th, 2015 in Montreal, yet there is still a massive amount of people hating on him for what he did.  I’m not going to sit here and defend what he did. It was […] READ MORE


Marc Bergevin talks big changes; Fleischmann, Tokarski and Kassian

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When General Manager Marc Bergevin was set to meet with the media at noon on Monday, it was expected that changes were going to be made. Tomas Fleischmann, 31, signed a one-year deal with the team after an impressive pre-season showing, during his professional tryout. The veteran winger looked comfortable on a third line with […] READ MORE


Habs Forward Zack Kassian injured in car accident

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Update: Kassian is said to have suffered a broken foot and broken nose in the accident.  His condition was updated by Marc Bergevin in a noon press conference on Monday. The Canadiens are investigating the circumstances of the accident. Early Sunday morning, Habs forward Zack Kassian was in a car accident. He was one of […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2015-16 Montreal Canadiens

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2015-16, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Meet A New Hab: Zack Kassian

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Similar to Last Word On Sports’ Meet a New Canuck, a feature from Ken Hill (@LWOSPuckHead) and Markus Meyer (@Markus_Meyer27), Meet a New Hab offers a look into the newest additions of the Montreal Canadiens and offer insight on the impact they could have with their new team. Name: Zack Kassian Position: Forward Contract: One year, […] READ MORE