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Team USA will not be in medal contention at the olympics this year after losing in the quarter finals today.
So for years Montreal have been looking for a top player. Was Kovalev the one? We all thought so… (including me) Nobody knows for sure right now but let’s take a look at Montreal’s captain. Who would be the best fit to play with him?
Today the Canadian women’s hockey team won the Olympic Gold medal with a 4-1 win over Sweden!
With the hiatus of the NHL for the Olympics, this might be a good time to evaluate what the Canadiens require for a successful playoff run, who they can acquire, and whether Bob Gainey will be prepared to make these moves. If recent history is any indication, the Canadiens under Gainey can certainly be buyers.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have locked up defenceman Tomas Kaberle to a long-term contract extension.
Sources tell tsn it is a two-year deal worth an average of $5.45 million per year. Kolzig was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
Many of you folks emailed me during the season asking if there would be any trades allowed in the HTR Hockey Pool and because it would’ve been too much time consuming at that time I unfortunately couldn’t allow it.
HOWEVER, I found a way to allow everyone to make 1 trade during the olympic break.
Go inside for all the details.
According to TSN.ca the Montreal Canadiens have re-signed Saku Koivu to a 3-year $14.75 million deal. He will make $4.75 million per season, a significant increase from the $3.42 million he was paid this year. The deal, moreover, will last until the end of the 2008-2009 season and also includes a no-trade clause.
Jose Theodore failed an antidoping test.
The Habs will have a press conference at 18h for this purpose.
According to sportsnet.ca, the Czech Republic have selected the Devils’ Patrik Elias to replace the injured Petr Prucha at the Winter Olympics in Turin, just one week from the beginning of the tourney.