The Canadiens playoff hopes are probable over for the 2022 NHL season, so communicate has already began on what the Habs will do within the offseason.
Cloutier of TVA Sports states that GM Marc Bergevin or whomever is the next GM of the Habs if Bergevin isn't offered a new settlement to improve Montreal’s protective corps and goal Kris Letang.
Letang has expressed his preference to play in Montreal very recently, in an interview with Renaud Lavoie.
With Letang turning 35 subsequent 12 months, Cloutier feels the Habs should offer up a two year contract, however could move up to four years, if that’s what it takes to get a deal carried out at an AVV of $7 or $7.five million in line with 12 months.
This all relies upon on if Shea Weber comes lower back or Letang re-signs with the Pittsburgh Penguins, if now not ’s LTIR income can be used to signal Letang.
If the Habs cannot sign Letang, they could study signing Klingberg.