This morning, Canadiens forward Travis Moen was contemplating testing the open market as an unrestricted free agent or digging in with a new contract with the Canadiens.
The 30-year-old Saskatchewan native goes to dinner tonight with a new four-year Canadiens contract in his pocket. He’ll earn $1.85 million per season, a raise from the three years at $1.5 million per with which he arrived as a UFA in the summer of 2009.
And the Habs rounded out their coaching staff this afternoon by naming former defenceman Jean-Jacques Daigneault the final assistant for Michel Therrien. Presumably, Daigneault will work with the D.