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P.K. Subban, Montreal Canadiens: Just Another Case of High Quality Talent, Low Quality Payroll

  By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) The Montreal Canadiens have been down this road before. P.K. Subban, their all-world blue liner is in need of a new contract, and while his asking price is a pretty reasonable $8.5 million cap hit- a bargain for a franchise cornerstone in today’s market- the Canadiens want to start negotiations at $5.25 million. That’s a problem, considering Subban’s...
Via The Hockey Guys
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens Injury Update: Montreal prospect Tim Bozon recovering after meningitis scare

Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon is set to play tomorrow in an "Under-23" tornament in the Czech Republic, says Mike Halford of NBC Sports. Bozon has been placed in a medically-induced coma in March, as a form of treatment for Meningitis. According to James O'Brien, he had been in critical condition. #138896403 / gettyimages.comBozon, 20, experienced serious drawbacks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand says he "hates," no..."dislikes" Montreal's Tomas Plekanec

Amid constant speculation of a trade throughout this off-season, it seems the rumors have done little to quell the agitating spirit of B's winger Brad Marchand.Take a seat: Marshy "dislikes" Plekanec (via zimbio.com) Speaking at the 2014 Phoenix House Champs for Change in his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Marchand was posed a question, asking him to name which...
Via BruinsLife
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers lose Assistant Coach Dan Lacroix to Montreal

The Montreal Canadiens have hired Rangers Assistant Coach Dan Lacroix to their coaching staff. Lacroix joined the Rangers last summer, watching games from the press box to give coach Alain Vigneault the “eye in the sky” view. Lacroix’s depature leaves Scott Arniel, Ulf Samuelsson, and Benoit Allaire as the coaching staff under AV. The post Rangers lose Assistant Coach Dan Lacroix...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Montreal Canadiens Have Hired Rob Ramage As Player Development Coach

MONTRÉAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin, announced Wednesday the appointment of Rob Ramage as player development coach with the Club. “We welcome Rob Ramage as part of our hockey personnel. Rob is a dedicated and competent hockey person who will contribute to our player development group. Our entire organization, and particularly our young defensemen will...
Via Kukla's Korner
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: P.K. Subban Seeking $8.5M In Arbitration, Canadiens Seeking $5.25M

The Montreal Canadiens and defenseman P.K. Subban are far apart in their quest to settle on a contract before the two sides go to an arbitration hearing on Friday. The Hockey News’ Ken Campbell reported Wednesday what each side is seeking. P.K. Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration and the Canadiens are seeking $5.25 million on a one-year deal.— Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell...
Via NESN.com
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brad Marchand On Tomas Plekanec

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec isn’t very well-liked or well-respected within the B’s dressing room, and a national hockey audience got a taste of why when he repeatedly snapped his head back in embellishment during phantom high stick encounters against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals. The blatant play-acting even spawned...
Via Kukla's Korner
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Canadiens Hit The Links

The film Happy Gilmore brought two opposite sports together, hockey and golf, that no one saw coming but turns out a few of the Montreal Canadiens think that they do go together. Take a look at a few Canadiens and alumni hit the links at the 2014 RBC Canadian Open. The post Montreal Canadiens Hit The Links appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
Via Beyond The Benches
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canadiens News: PK Subban wants to ʺbe a liferʺ

During an interview with Breakfast Television, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban said he wants to remain in Montreal for the rest of his career. #494501227 / gettyimages.comSubban is a arbitration-eligible restricted free agent coming off a two-year $5.75M contract that was signed six games into the truncated 2012-2013 season. Now, the wait is on again for Habs fans. However...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

P.K. Subban Drinks Beer From Stanley Cup With Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen’s “Hilarity for Charity,” which helps to raise money for Alzheimer’s disease, was in Montreal as part of the Just For Laughs festival. Rogen wanted to check drinking out of the Cup off of his bucket list and so he managed to do that, thanks to P.K. Subban and two pitchers of beer (drinking […] The post P.K. Subban Drinks Beer From Stanley Cup With Seth Rogen...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PK Subban wants to be Canadiens lifer

Defenseman P.K. Subban knows where he wants to be for the rest of his career. Subban is scheduled for an arbitration meeting on August 1 after finishing up a two-year, $3.75 million contract. He said earlier this week that he would like to stay with the team for the remainder of his career. “Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Habs News: Lars Eller, "This is the place I want to be"

The Montreal Canadiens have announced that they have re-signed Lars Eller to a four-year deal.#160548551 / gettyimages.comLars Eller comes back to Montreal on a four-year deal worth $14M, $3.5M AAV.GM Marc Bergevin had glowing words for him saying, "he is an important part of our group of young veterans. He has a tremendous work ethic and a great attitude. He is the type of...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lars Eller, Montreal Canadiens Avoid Arbitration With Four-Year Deal

MONTREAL– The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with center Lars Eller, agreeing to a four-year contract on Thursday. Eller was scheduled to have an arbitration hearing on Friday. “Very happy to be part of the Montreal Canadiens for 4 more years,” Eller wrote on Twitter. “We are very pleased to have agreed upon a long term agreement with Lars Eller,” general manager...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Leaving Habs was ‘family decision’ for Brisebois

Patrice Brisebois, who left his job as a player-development coach with the Canadiens last week, spoke with The Gazette’s Dave Stubbs Tuesday evening to explain his decision, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family – wife Michèle and preteen daughters Alexandra and Patricia-Rose (photo above). “For sure, it was a big decision (to leave) and I’m fine with it,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Bozon Returned to Ice

NHL- Montreal Canadiens’ prospect Tim Bozon had returned to the ice for the first time on June 5th, after having been released from hospital two months prior. He had been very ill, battling meningitis. Bozon, nineteen years old, was a Canadiens’ third round pick in the 2012 entry draft. He played this past season with the Kooteny Ice, but was taken to hospital March 1st after...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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