Kent Hughes

Montreal Canadiens Extend Jake Allen

On Saturday morning Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced the team and Jake Allen have come to terms on a two-year contract extension which will give him an annual average salary of $3.85 million. Allen was slated to become a free agent at the end of the season, and there were a lot of […]

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Another brutal season awaits the Montreal Canadiens

After a season where the team finished at the bottom of the Eastern Conference and an offseason that raises a lot of questions in two weeks, the Montreal Canadians will begin another long season. Last year this writer went on a Habs podcast and even wrote an article saying they would miss the playoffs after […]

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Report: Habs officially sign Kirby Dach to a four-year deal

On Wednesday morning Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced the team had come to terms on a four-year deal with Kirby Dach. The contract carries an annual average salary of 3.3625 million dollars a season. Dach was acquired at the NHL Draft from the Chicago Blackhawks for the 13th overall pick, which was acquired […]

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Report: 3 Canadiens’ Forwards On The Trading Block

The Montreal Canadiens have been one of the busiest teams this off-season as they continue to rebuild their roster and climb out of the basement of the Atlantic Division. The Canadiens have focused on young talent as they restock for the present and the future. General manager Kent Hughes has been at the forefront of […]

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Report: Montreal Canadiens looking to trade recently acquired forward

The Atlantic division was the toughest in the NHL last season, and this off-season, it only got better. From top to bottom, teams in the Atlantic improved, especially those dwelling in the basement, such as the Montreal Canadiens, Ottawa Senators, and Detroit Red Wings. All three teams took great strides this off-season to possibly put […]

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Montreal Acquires Sean Monahan from the Calgary Flames

On Thursday evening, Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced the Montreal Canadiens had acquired Sean Monahan and a conditional 2025 first-round draft pick from the Calgary Flames for future considerations. The Flames earlier in the day had locked up coveted free agent Nazem Kadri to a seven-year deal worth 49 million dollars and needed […]

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Montreal Canadiens acquire Mike Matheson from the Pittsburgh Penguins

On Saturday afternoon, the Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes announced the team had acquired the Montreal native Mike Matheson and a fourth-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft for Jeff Petry and Ryan Poehling. Matheson is a 6 foot 2, 188-pound defenseman who is coming off a stellar year in the steel city, scoring […]

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Habs sign Juraj Slafkovsky to entry level deal

On Wednesday, on the first day of NHL free agency, Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes, the Habs, and Slafkovsky have agreed to terms on a three-year deal. The Slovak played 38 games for TPS Turku in Finland last year and finished with five goals and five assists. He also represented Slovakia at the 2022 […]

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A busy day for the Montreal Canadiens on day one of Development camp

After selecting Juraj Slafkovsky’s number one overall in the 2022 NHL Draft at the Bell Centre in Montreal, the Slovak hit the ice at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard, Quebec, for the first day of the Montreal Canadiens development camp. The camp is held from the 10th to the 13th, and 40 players, including […]

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Habs sign Wideman to a 2-year contract extension

On Tuesday, Kent Hughes announced that the team and Chris Wideman have agreed to a new two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the 32-year-old is coming off a season where he finished with 27 points ( four goals, 23 assists) in 64 games. Coming in at 5’10” and 180 lbs, the defenseman has […]

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