Vegas Golden Knights trade Evgenii Dadonov to Montreal Canadiens for contract of Shea Weber

Vegas Golden Knights trade Evgenii Dadonov to Montreal Canadiens for contract of Shea Weber

The Vegas Golden Knights traded forward Evgenii Dadonov to the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday in exchange for Shea Weber’s contract. There was no salary retained in the deal. Weber, 36, had captained the Canadians since 2018. He did not play last season because of multiple injuries and was moved to long-term injured reserve. It’s unlikely … Read more

Marie-Philip Poulin named player development consultant

Marie-Philip Poulin named player development consultant

MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced on Tuesday the appointment of Marie-Philip Poulin as player development consultant. Still pursuing her playing career, she will hold the part-time position. “It is a privilege to add someone as competent as Marie-Philip Poulin in our ranks. She is the best in her field, and her … Read more

Montreal Canadiens’ Carey Price wins Bill Masterton Memorial trophy

Montreal Canadiens’ Carey Price wins Bill Masterton Memorial trophy

NEW YORK — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price has won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication. The league announced Price as the winner of the Masterton on Friday night prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final between the back-to-back … Read more

Price preparing as if he’ll keep playing for Canadians

Price preparing as if he’ll keep playing for Canadians

Carey Price said he doesn’t know what his future holds as the Montreal Canadiens goalie continues his recovery from knee surgery, but he’ll get ready for next season as if he’ll be playing. “I’m getting prepared to start my ramp-up and preparing for next season,” Price said Friday. “I’m going to start preparing like I’m … Read more

Price of Canadians wins Masterton Trophy for perseverance

Price of Canadians wins Masterton Trophy for perseverance

Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens won the Masterton Trophy on Friday as the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Price had offseason knee surgery that was expected to keep him sidelined 10-12 weeks. The 34-year-old goalie experienced setbacks that had him question whether his playing career was … Read more

St. Louis to remain coach of Canadiens next season

St. Louis to remain coach of Canadiens next season

Martin St. Louis agreed to terms on a three-year contract to remain coach of the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday. “A three-year contract like this gives time to build something, and it doesn’t happen overnight,” St. Louis said. “I think we have a bit of wind in our sails, we are not going to start from … Read more

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

TAMPERE, Finland — Sakari Manninen scored on a power play at 6 minutes, 42 seconds of 3-on-3 overtime and Finland beat Canada 4-3 on Sunday for its fourth world hockey championship title. Host Finland completed an Olympics-world double after winning in China in February, joining Sweden in 2006 as the only countries to win Olympic … Read more

Lafleur lies in state at Bell Centre, fans mourn Canadiens legend

Lafleur lies in state at Bell Centre, fans mourn Canadiens legend

So it was only fitting that thousands of people streamed through Bell Center on Sunday to pay respects to the NHL legend who died April 22 at the age of 70 after a nearly three-year battle with cancer. “I came to see Guy, to thank him for everything we experienced through him,” Jocelyn Godard, 51, … Read more

NHL Buzz: Saros out final two games for Predators

NHL Buzz: Saros out final two games for Predators

Nashville Predators Juuse Saros will not play the final two regular-season games for the Predators because of a lower-body injury. The goalie made 30 saves before leaving a 5-4 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames on Tuesday at 13:28 of the third period. david rittich is likely to start at the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday … Read more