The Montreal Canadiens have signed free agent Ilya Kovalchuk to a one-year deal. It’s a two-way deal in case Kovalchuk plays in the AHL.
The Arizona Coyotes acquired center Michael Chaput on Monday. In exchange, the Montreal Canadiens are receiving center Jordan Weal.
The Montreal Canadiens have released defenseman Karl Alzner. This was to clear a roster spot after their trade on Saturday with the Philadelphia Flyers.
The Philadelphia Flyers acquired David Schlemko and Byron Froese in a trade on Saturday. They traded Dale Weise and Christian Folin to Montreal.
The Montreal Canadiens acquired NHL veterans, forward Joel Armia and goaltender Steve Mason, along with two picks, in a trade with the Winnipeg Jets.
The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Tomáš Plekanec and prospect Kyle Baun from the Montréal Canadiens in exchange for two prospects and a second-round draft pick.
Karl Alzner, a free agent defenseman, has signed a five-year, $23 million deal with the Montreal Canadiens on July 1st, the first day of free agency.
Montreal Canadiens left wing Max Pacioretty was taken to the hospital after the first period on Tuesday night. He left in an ambulance after suffering an injury against the Buffalo Sabres.