In a Monday meeting with local media, Montreal Canadiens forward Alexander Radulov did not hide from his past problems. Radulov, who signed a one-year $5.75 million contract with the Habs this summer, noted that he’s older and more mature and that his learning experiences from his younger days could help the Montreal Canadiens reach their Stanley Cup goal. The 30-year-old Radulov has left the league twice for the KHL after two separate tenures with the Nashville Predators.
This post is part of Buffalo Sabres day at PHT… The prolonged Jimmy Vesey saga has been over for almost a week now. After weeks of hearing about which teams were interested and where he may end up and all the star power used to help make the case of those interested teams, Vesey chose the New York Rangers — in case you missed it. The Buffalo Sabres were unable to get Vesey under contract, despite acquiring his negotiating rights from the Nashville Predators, the team that originally drafted Vesey four years ago. The Sabres used their star, Jack Eichel, as a recruiting tool in this case. A number of teams used the same tactic with their big-name players. For the Sabres, the move has been called
The Canadiens’ 2015-16 season started with so much promise. The team got off to a 9-0-0 start and everything seemed to be going according to plan. Unfortunately for Montreal, star goaltender Carey Price injured his knee in November and never returned. The Canadiens fell apart while Price watched from the press box. Now, some good news. Price was deemed 100 percent healthy earlier this summer and on Monday, Price admitted to NHL.com that he felt “like my old self on the ice.” Even though he’s feeling good again, Price says that the injury is still in the back of his mind. That’s normal, considering he hasn’t started a game in almost a year. The next time we see the 29-year-old may be at the upcoming