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NHL Free Agency

Analysis on potential unrestricted free agents every summer.

Cayden Primeau signs three-year extension with Montreal

The Habs lock up their top goaltending prospect until 2025 with a one-way deal.

Kirby Dach signs four-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens have locked up their draft-day acquisition.

Rem Pitlick signs two-year contract with Canadiens

Montreal left Pitlick unqualified, but they get him back under contract as an unrestricted free agent.

Canadiens sign Anthony Richard to one-year contract

The Canadiens made a series of moves to address the AHL depth on Wednesday.

Madison Bowey signs one-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens’ first outside move of free agency is signing a depth defenceman.

2022 Free Agency: Discussion thread & verified insiders Twitter stream

Johnny Gaudreau is the top name on the market today, but there are plenty of other players in need of new contracts.

Alex Belzile, Joël Teasdale, Nate Schnarr signed to one-year extensions by the Montreal Canadiens

The Habs ink the pending free agents to new NHL contracts.

The Canadiens’ salary cap situation after the Weber trade

Kent Hughes made the first of several moves the new Habs GM is expected to make leading up to the NHL Draft.

Artturi Lehkonen signs one-year contract extension

The Habs sign one of the six restricted free agents in the organization.

Analysis: Mathieu Perreault should fill the role vacated by Corey Perry

A smart winger with solid two-way numbers is always a good piece to add.

Mathieu Perreault signs one-year contract with Canadiens

The versatile forward joins the team on an inexpensive deal.

Mike Hoffman should help solve Montreal’s power-play woes

Mike Hoffman knows how to put pucks in the net, something the Canadiens desperately needed while up a man.

Mike Hoffman signs a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens add a scoring winger several hours into the start of free agency.

Instant Analysis: What the Canadiens can expect from David Savard

A hometown boy has returned. What role should we expect from him?

Montreal Canadiens sign Chris Wideman to a one-year deal

The defenceman will make the league minimum in 2021-22.

Cedric Paquette signs one-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens become Paquette’s fourth organization in three years.

Montreal Canadiens sign David Savard to four-year contract

Savard won the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning earlier this month.

2021 Free Agency: Discussion thread & verified insiders Twitter stream

Some of the top options were taken off the board before free agency began, but there are plenty of contracts left to sign.

Canadiens extend qualifying offers to six players

Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Artturi Lehkonen lead the list of the Habs’ young restricted free agents.

The Habs’ salary cap situation heading into the draft and free agency

The Canadiens enter the busiest week of the off-season with a few needs and plenty of cap space to address them.

Toffoli brings added offensive punch at a great price

The former Canuck is just what the doctor ordered for Marc Bergevin’s club.

Tyler Toffoli signs four-year contract with the Canadiens

Montreal adds its first free agent to the 2020-21 NHL roster.

Report: Charles Hudon set to sign with Lausanne HC of the Swiss NLA

The 26-year-old was entering his last year of restricted free agency.

Brandon Baddock signed by the Canadiens to one-year deal

It is a two-way contract for an AHL player.

Bergevin’s press conference: Comments on Taylor Hall, Wayne Simmonds, and more

The general spoke after a quiet day around the league to begin free agency.

Mete signed to one-year contract extension

The defencemen played well in his role on the third pairing in the post-season.

2020 Free Agency: Discussion thread & verified insiders Twitter stream

It promises to be an eventful day with many quality players up for grabs.

The Montreal Canadiens’ salary-cap situation heading into free agency

For the first time in a long time, Marc Bergevin won’t carry a large chunk of cap space into the new season.

Should the Canadiens target Taylor Hall in free agency?

The Canadiens still hold a sizeable chunk of cap space, so it’s worth wondering about the biggest name on this year’s market.

It’s way too late to bring Andrei Markov back to the Habs

Montreal should move on from the longtime star for the bleu-blanc-rouge.

McCarron signs one-year, two-way contract

The 2013 first-round pick gets another shot in the organization.

Charles Hudon signs one-year contract with Canadiens

The team and player avoid the arbitration hearing that was set for August 2.