4-9-2017 Thomas Vanek interviewed in paper
Thomas Vanek was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Columbus Blue Jackets to Montreal Canadiens. It's actually a relief that the trade finally happened, now I can get back to concentrating on my play, he said to the reporter.

4-9-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Artturi Lehkonen and MTL's round 5 pick in 2019 to Columbus Blue Jackets for Thomas Vanek and CBS's round 3 pick in 2019

A native of Austria, Thomas Vanek was originally drafted to the NHL by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 885 NHL games during his career, notching 333 goals and adding 364 assists along with 485 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Finland, Artturi Lehkonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 73 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 10 assists along with 8 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


4-9-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Logan Shaw, Max Pacioretty and Alex Galchenyuk to Edmonton Oilers for Connor McDavid, Drake Caggiula and EDM's round 4 pick in 2019

3-9-2017 Jeff Petry frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jeff Petry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 445 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 92 assists along with 187 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 Max Pacioretty frustrated
Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Max Pacioretty was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 562 NHL games during his career, notching 209 goals and adding 202 assists along with 309 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2017 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-9-2017 Mike Reilly frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Mike Reilly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Mike Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 46 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 6 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


1-9-2017 Tom Parisi frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Tom Parisi feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tom Parisi, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


30-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Florida Panthers for Antti Niemi and FLA's round 1 pick in 2018

30-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded FLA's round 1 pick in 2018 to Florida Panthers for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

30-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Anaheim Ducks for Logan Shaw and ANA's round 1 pick in 2018

30-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded ANA's round 1 pick in 2018 to Anaheim Ducks for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Torrey Mitchell and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for LA's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded LA's round 1 pick in 2018 to Los Angeles Kings for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Peter Holland to New York Rangers for Adam Cracknell

A native of Canada, Adam Cracknell was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 9th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 203 NHL games during his career, notching 21 goals and adding 22 assists along with 46 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.

A native of Canada, Peter Holland was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 1st round of the 2009 entry draft. He has appeared in 243 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 46 assists along with 105 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Al Montoya and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Edmonton Oilers for EDM's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded EDM's round 1 pick in 2018 to Edmonton Oilers for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Jakub Jerabek and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Washington Capitals for WSH's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded WSH's round 1 pick in 2018 to Washington Capitals for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Brandon Davidson and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to New York Islanders for NYI's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Brandon Davidson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 6th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded NYI's round 1 pick in 2018 to New York Islanders for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Kyle Baun and Tomas Plekanec to Toronto Maple Leafs for Kerby Rychel and Rinat Valiev

A native of Canada, Kerby Rychel was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round of the 2013 entry draft. He has appeared in 37 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 10 assists along with 17 penalty minutes. The 22 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Russia, Rinat Valiev was originally drafted to the NHL by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 3rd round of the 2014 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 22 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.

A native of Canada, Kyle Baun, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 5 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 0 assists along with 0 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing is looking forward for the start of the season.

A native of Czech, Tomas Plekanec was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 921 NHL games during his career, notching 226 goals and adding 355 assists along with 498 penalty minutes. The 34 year old center is looking forward for the start of the season.


29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded Joseph Morrow and MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Winnipeg Jets for WPG's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of Canada, Joseph Morrow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1st round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 65 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 7 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded WPG's round 1 pick in 2018 to Winnipeg Jets for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded MTL's round 1 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for Mike Reilly and MIN's round 1 pick in 2018

A native of USA, Mike Reilly was originally drafted to the NHL by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 4th round of the 2011 entry draft. He has appeared in 46 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 6 assists along with 10 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


29-8-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade
Montreal Canadiens traded MIN's round 1 pick in 2018 to Minnesota Wild for MTL's round 1 pick in 2018

29-8-2017 David Schlemko frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman David Schlemko feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Schlemko, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 360 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 70 assists along with 114 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is expecting a good season for the team.


29-8-2017 Matt Taormina frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Matt Taormina feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Matt Taormina, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 8 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


30-6-2017 Training camp preview
Montreal Canadiens will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Montreal Canadiens and Quebec Citadelles:
- Nicolas Deslauriers L
- Kyle Baun R
- Shea Weber D
- Carey Price G
- Max Pacioretty L
- Alex Galchenyuk C
- Brendan Gallagher R
- Tomas Plekanec C
- Jeff Petry D
- Phillip Danault C
- Jonathan Drouin R
- Andrew Shaw R
- Al Montoya G
- Paul Byron L
- Jordie Benn D
- Ales Hemsky R
- Torrey Mitchell C
- David Schlemko D
- Artturi Lehkonen L
- Karl Alzner D
- Peter Holland C
- Charles Hudon L
- Daniel Carr R
- Michael McCarron C
- Chris Terry L
- Charlie Lindgren G
- Byron Froese C
- Joseph Morrow D
- Brandon Davidson D
- Matt Taormina D
- Brett Lernout D
- Jacob De La Rose C
- Nikita Scherbak C
- Jakub Jerabek D
- Noah Juulsen D
- Martin Reway C
- Tom Parisi D
- Jeremiah Addison L
- Michael McNiven G
- Victor Mete D
- Jérémy Grégoire C
- Antoine Waked R
- Zachary Fucale G
- Markus Eisenschmid C
- Daniel Audette C
- Simon Bourque D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Nicolas Deslauriers L
- Jordie Benn D
- Ales Hemsky R
- Daniel Carr R
- Jeremiah Addison L
- Jérémy Grégoire C
- Antoine Waked R
- Zachary Fucale G

Players reporting in good shape:
- Shea Weber D
- Al Montoya G
- Paul Byron L
- Michael McCarron C
- Joseph Morrow D
- Brett Lernout D
- Jacob De La Rose C
- Tom Parisi D
- Michael McNiven G
- Markus Eisenschmid C


28-6-2017 Charles Hudon frustrated
Montreal Canadiens left wing Charles Hudon feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Charles Hudon was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 5th round of the 2012 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 4 assists along with 2 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


25-6-2017 Victor Mete returns
Montreal Canadiens were delighted to hear that Victor Mete has returned to the team.

23-6-2017 Jeff Petry frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Jeff Petry was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round of the 2006 entry draft. He has appeared in 445 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 92 assists along with 187 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


23-6-2017 Charles Hudon uncertain about future
Charles Hudon wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

24-6-2017 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2017 Brandon Davidson frustrated
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Brandon Davidson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brandon Davidson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 6th round of the 2010 entry draft. He has appeared in 101 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 10 assists along with 40 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2017 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2017 Nicolas Deslauriers uncertain about future
Nicolas Deslauriers wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Kyle Baun uncertain about future
Kyle Baun wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Shea Weber uncertain about future
Shea Weber wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Carey Price uncertain about future
Carey Price wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Max Pacioretty uncertain about future
Max Pacioretty wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Alex Galchenyuk uncertain about future
Alex Galchenyuk wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Brendan Gallagher uncertain about future
Brendan Gallagher wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Tomas Plekanec uncertain about future
Tomas Plekanec wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jeff Petry uncertain about future
Jeff Petry wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Phillip Danault uncertain about future
Phillip Danault wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Andrew Shaw uncertain about future
Andrew Shaw wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Al Montoya uncertain about future
Al Montoya wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Paul Byron uncertain about future
Paul Byron wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jordie Benn uncertain about future
Jordie Benn wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Ales Hemsky uncertain about future
Ales Hemsky wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Torrey Mitchell uncertain about future
Torrey Mitchell wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 David Schlemko uncertain about future
David Schlemko wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Karl Alzner uncertain about future
Karl Alzner wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Peter Holland uncertain about future
Peter Holland wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Daniel Carr uncertain about future
Daniel Carr wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Chris Terry uncertain about future
Chris Terry wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Charlie Lindgren uncertain about future
Charlie Lindgren wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Byron Froese uncertain about future
Byron Froese wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Joseph Morrow uncertain about future
Joseph Morrow wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Max Friberg uncertain about future
Max Friberg wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Brandon Davidson uncertain about future
Brandon Davidson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Matt Taormina uncertain about future
Matt Taormina wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Joonas Nattinen uncertain about future
Joonas Nattinen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Jakub Jerabek uncertain about future
Jakub Jerabek wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Tom Parisi uncertain about future
Tom Parisi wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

21-6-2017 Montreal Canadiens trade rumoured
Chicago Blackhawks are rumoured to be planning a trade sending right wing Marian Hossa, defenseman Joni Tuulola and defenseman Cody Franson to Montreal Canadiens for left wing Charles Hudon

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Chicago Blackhawks are looking for a 1st line left wing and that Charles Hudon would be a good fit there.


Eastside Hockey Manager