With Roberto Luongo's success both on and off the ice being commemorated with his jersey retirement, Carey Price could be wondering about his legacy having a similar distinction with the Montreal Canadiens.
The Canadiens will be one of just a few teams coming out of the bye week prepared to label themselves a conclusive seller between now and Feb. 24, and that gives them a lot of time to drum up interest.
Montreal's Maurice "Rocket" Richard was ejected for fighting during a 4-2 Canadiens' loss to Boston. Three days later NHL President Clarence Campbell suspended Richard for the rest of the season, a decision that caused in a riot in Montreal.
Anything the Montreal Canadiens accomplish this season is gravy, as most expectations had them a lock for solid odds at the draft lottery. Now, looking more and more like a playoff team, how will they approach the deadline? Eric Engels examines the possibilities.
Tomas Plekanec said Friday he will retire from the National Hockey League after agreeing to have his contract terminated by the Montreal Canadiens. “I always wanted to retire a Montreal Canadien,” Plekanec said Friday, noting Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin had approached him about a trade this season.