Montreal Canadiens should trade for a top-4 defenceman

Thursday, August 19, 2021 133

The Montreal Canadiens would like to add a top-four defenceman to the team and the only way they are going to find a replacement for Shea Weber is to trade for one. Mike Zeisberger of NHL.com reports Habs general manager Marc Bergevin said Weber’s career could be over, so finding a top four defenseman for […]

Montreal Canadiens interested in signing David Savard

Saturday, July 24, 2021 164

With the news that Shea Weber will not be playing next year and may not play again, GM Marc Bergevin is now focused on finding a top-four defenceman. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun was on Insider Trading and is reporting getting a ‘D’ is certainly a top priority for the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs had interest in […]

Montreal Canadiens searching for a defenceman

Sunday, July 18, 2021 77

With the recent news that Shea Weber will be not playing next season, that leaves a gaping hole in the Montreal Canadiens defensive squad. GM Marc Bergevin will be searching for a replacement this offseason. TVA Sports is reporting that the Habs should target Seth Jones. NHL trade rumors have been going around that the […]

Canadiens getting calls on Victor Mete’s availability?

Sunday, January 24, 2021 63

NHL Trade rumors going around have the Montreal Canadiens looking at trading Victor Mete. Mete has played games on the top pairing with Shea Weber over the past three seasons, but can’t seem to find his way into the lineup this season. The Canadiens cannot put him on waivers as he a good defenceman and […]

NHL Rumors: Canadiens, Sabres

Thursday, November 28, 2019 28

Are the Montreal Canadiens looking to make a big trade? Montreal Gazette: Stu Cowan reports the Montreal Canadiens have $8.223 million in salary-cap space, which isn’t making Claude Julien’s job any easier. With the possibility of the Canadiens missing the playoffs for a third straight season and the fourth time in five years, does GM […]

NHL Trade Rumors August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 02, 2018 43

Latest Montreal Canadiens trade rumors MONTREAL GAZETTE: Brendan Kelly believes Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin is stuck between a rock and a hard place with captain Max Pacioretty. The 29-year-old left winger is eligible next summer for unrestricted free agent status.  Noting the Canadiens GM’s reported efforts to move Pacioretty for months, Kelly believes […]

August 14: This Day in NHL History

Monday, August 14, 2017 17

August 14 NHL History 1926: The New York Rangers, preparing for their first season in the NHL, sign defenseman Clarence “Taffy” Abel, a native of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, who becomes the first U.S.-born player to earn a regular spot in the League. Abel, one of the biggest players of his era at 225 pounds, spends […]

June 29: This Day in NHL History

Thursday, June 29, 2017 19

June 29 NHL History 1968: Forward Theo Fleury is born in Oxbow, Saskatchewan. Despite big offensive numbers in junior hockey, Fleury’s lack of height (5-foot-6) leads many teams to doubt he can play in the NHL. The Calgary Flames take him in the eighth round (No. 166) in the 1987 NHL Draft. By the middle of […]

NHL Rumors: Max Pacioretty, Ryan Spooner, Ottawa Senators

Saturday, December 03, 2016 19

Will the Montreal Canadiens trade Max Pacioretty? The Score: With the emergence of Alex Galchenyuk and Alexander Radulov, suddenly Max Pacioretty has become expendable. Pacioretty’s friendly $4.5-million cap hit, however, could gather a decent haul for GM Marc Bergevin. The Habs desperately want to stabilize their blue line beyond Shea Weber. The Boston Bruins could […]

Top 50 Fantasy Hockey Defenceman 2015 – 2016

Sunday, September 20, 2015 21

RANK PLAYER TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PPP PIM HITS 1 Erik Karlsson Ottawa 80 22 45 67 -1 29 38 108 2 P.K. Subban Montreal 81 15 46 61 14 24 85 116 3 Shea Weber Nashville 79 18 31 49 7 20 69 167 4 Drew Doughty Los Angeles 81 9 34 […]

Top 50 NHL Fantasy Point Predictions Defenseman 2014-15

Thursday, September 25, 2014 25

Here are the 2014 – 2015 top 50 point projection defenseman for your hockey pool or Fantasy hockey pool. DEFENCE TEAM GP G A PTS +/- PPP PIM HITS BLOCKS SOG Erik Karlsson OTT 80 22 50 72 -3 22 38 96 90 283 Shea Weber NSH 80 20 33 53 2 22 60 178 […]

NHL Chatter: Predators, Gretzky, Jets

Sunday, August 10, 2014 13

NBC Sports: Should the Nashville Predators trade all-star defenseman Shea Weber? Weber will earn $14 million annually for two more seasons and then $12 million annually for another two campaigns after that. However, his cap hit is roughly $7.9 million. The Preds are a small market team and are having a tough time paying him […]