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Canadiens will buy out rest of Scott Gomez’s terrible contract

After the Canadiens formally announced that Chicago Blackhawks assistant GM Marc Bergevin will take over their vacant general manager’s job, Louis Jean of Sportsnet reported on AM 590 in Toronto that Gomez’s contract will in fact be bought out by Montreal.

Oilers unlikely to swap No. 1 pick, despite fans’ speculation

Maybe all you folks with those trade ideas to move the No. 1 overall pick in the June NHL entry draft should forward your proposals to Steve Tambellini. You could go right to the guy making the final call, never mind voicing your opinion on the talk shows and the blogs.

CANADIENS HIRE BERGEVIN AS NEW GENERAL MANAGER

The Montreal Canadiens will hold a news conference at 2pm et/11am pt to introduce Marc Bergevin as their new general manager.

You can watch it live on TSN and TSN.ca and listen in on TSN Radio 990 at TSN.ca/Montreal.

Bergevin most worked last season as the assistant general manager of the Chicago Blackhawks under Stan Bowman – his seventh with the franchise.

Could Niemi end up in Columbus?

The Columbus Blue Jackets are ready to move on from Steve Mason. Could Antti Niemi be the answer?

According to the Columbus Dispatch, Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson said:

“We need a different look in goal. We need better play from that position. I told Steve in our exit interviews (earlier this month) that we’re going to have a different look at that position next year, but that right now, nobody can predict what form that’s going to take.”

Hurricanes looking at Devils captain Zach Parise

For the first time, the Hurricanes have identified a first-line caliber winger to play with Eric Staal as their top priority.One could argue a No. 1 defenseman is a more pressing need, but let’s not quibble. It’s taken them so long to acknowledge that Staal has been held back by sub-par linemates that one should never discount such progress.General manager Jim Rutherford has declared that owner Peter Karmanos is willing to spend the money, and a not-too-subtle whispering campaign has identified New Jersey Devils captain Zach Parise as the No. 1 target.
Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/04/30/2034516/de*****-canes-may-target-njs-parise.html#storylink=cpy