Don Meehan has told La Presse he expects to conclude negotiations on a new contract for Andrei Kostitsyn by the end of the week.
TSN's Bob McKenzie reports Mats Sundin will wait until July 1 and test the UFA waters before deciding on his future.
McKenzie also dopes out the timeline on
Réjean Tremblay and Michel Bergeon have been defecating on the Canadiens from great heights because the team didn't draft any Quebec players on the weekend.
François Gagnon has responded
The plot thickens.
Sportsnet reports Cliff Fletcher gave the New York Rangers permission to talk to Mats Sundin BEFORE he granted "exclusive" permission to the Canadiens.
Alan Muir of Sports Illustrated lists the Canadiens among draft weekend winners.
He likes the Tanguay trade, the potential Sundin signing and second-round choice Danny Kristo.
Sadly, Muir's list
TSN reports Nashville has re-signed Shea Weber to a contract that will pay the defenceman $13.5 million over three years.
Weber, who will be 23 in August, would
Billy Boucher, the last Canadien to wear sweater No. 13, photographed in 1924-25. The Canadiens wore the globe crest instead of a CH that season, celebrating their 1923-24
Are your Montreal Canadiens a better team today than they were when the weekend began?
For sure. The acquisition of Alex Tanguay saw to that.
Are your Montreal Canadiens
The Gazette's Pat Hickey reports from Ottawa that the Canadiens were pleased with the players they selected at the entry draft, with Trevor Timmins, the team's director of