The Canadiens made their second signing of the day as they signed goaltender Marc Denis to a one-year, two-way deal.
Not quite the sweater of the Canadiens, but Georges Laraque, then 26, did cut a dashing figure in the Montreal All Blacks ball-hockey shirt in August 2003.
The Canadiens signed tough-guy Georges Laraque to a three-year, $4.5-million deal on Thursday.
In 71 games last season with the Pittsburgh Penguins last season, Laraque scored four goals and
To a suggestion that the NHL might need another lockout to restore salary sanity, Gazette Travel Editor and Canadiens super fan David Walker quips:
"Yes, and this time they
The Canadiens have announced that they have traded Mikhail Grabovski to the Toronto Maple Leafs for blue-like prospect Greg Pateryn and a second-round draft pick in 2010.
Canadiens have traded Mikhail Grabovski – frequently rumoured to be on the way out, most recently as part of a possible Mats Sundin rights compensation package – to
Kristian Huselius to Columbus: Four years, $4.75 million per. He was making $1.4 million in Calgary.
Like new Canadien Alex Tanguay, Huselius had difficulty adapting to Mike Keenan. He'll
Sean Avery to Dallas: Four years, $16 million.
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Dealt to Carolina for Erik Cole yesterday, Joni Pitkanen signed a new contract with the Hurricanes today.
Marian Hossa, one of the most sought-after free agents, has signed with the Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings.
Hossa signed a one-year, $7.4 million deal with the Wings,
By granting free agency to players at a younger age, the new, post-lockout CBA was supposed to restrain the size of contracts.
More players hit the UFA market, and