Morrow and Rivet Get New Deals !

TSN.ca is reporting:

The Dallas Stars have re-signed left-winger Brenden Morrow to a three-year deal.

Montreal Canadiens General Manager, André Savard, announced today a 4-year contract extension for defenceman Craig Rivet. Rivet is now under contract with the Canadiens until the end of the 2006-07 season.

Morrow, a restricted free agent, had 17 goals and 18 assists in 72 games last season while also registering 109 penalty minutes. The 23-year-old is a solid two-way player who kills penalties and plays on the power-play.

Morrow is entering his fourth NHL season, all with the Stars. He had a career-high 20 goals and 24 assists in 82 games in 2000-01.

Rivet, 28, is entering his 8th season with the Canadiens. The North Bay native ranked second amongst team defencemen in scoring last season. He established career highs in games played, goals, assists and points (8 goals, 17 assists, 25 points). He was one of only three players to participate in the club’s 82 games.

Zed’s Two Cents

I really like Morrow he is big he can skate and he can score not to mention fight.

I would go as far as to say he is the best well rounder youngster today.

Rivet, What can I say he played all 82 games which means he is the toughest man alive because NO ONE seems to play all 82 games for the Habs. He is a solid defenceman and the question now that he is signed does it put an end to trade rumors and does Jan Bulis take his place among the trade rumors or does this add fuel to the fire?

Comments?

-Z

Sources:

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?id=5978

http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?id=5977