Tag Archives: Montreal Canadiens

Lars Eller Plays In His 800th Career NHL Game

It was back in November of 2009 when the St. Louis Blues called up a young prospect as an “emergency” because one of their regular roster players was injured. The prospect, Lars Eller, made his NHL debut on November 5, … Continue reading

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Carey Price Leaves Canadiens, Enters NHL’s Player Assistance Program

Image: The Athletic The Montreal Canadiens announced on Thursday that goaltender Carey Price will be away from the team indefinitely after voluntarily joining the NHL and Players’ Association’s player assistance program.

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Projecting The Atlantic Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Atlantic Division is back in action with one of the strongest divisions in the NHL. Many will be watching the pecking order in this division after the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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2021-22 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: Eliot J. Schechter/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season nearing its halfway point, our division preview series looks at the Atlantic Division.

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Hockey and All That: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … Continue reading

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Canadiens Don’t Match Hurricanes’ Offersheet To Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Acquire Christian Dvorak From Coyotes

Photo: NHL.com The Montreal Canadiens did not match the Carolina Hurricanes’ one-year, $6.1 million offersheet to restricted free agent center Jesperi Kotkaniemi by Saturday’s 5:30 PM ET deadline to do so and acquired a first-round pick and third, both in … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Sign Canadiens’ RFA Jesperi Kotkaniemi To One-Year, $6.1 Million Offersheet In Apparent Revenge Move

Photo: NHL.com The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Saturday afternoon that they have signed Montreal Canadiens restricted free agent center Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a one-year, $6.1 million contract two years after the Canadiens signed Hurricanes star center Sebastian Aho to a … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Atlantic Division

Photo: The Audacy With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: Sportsnet The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft has come and gone. The Seattle Kraken‘s strategy was quite different than the one that the Vegas Golden Knights employed four years ago, as they saved their salary cap room and passed on … Continue reading

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The 25 Biggest Names Left Exposed In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: SN After teams’ protection lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft were released on Sunday morning, there were several surprises and plenty of big names available for the Seattle Kraken to pick from by Wednesday at 10 AM ET. … Continue reading

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