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Eyes On The Prize Sep 28, 2020
Habsent Minded: Jeff Petry extension the latest encouraging move

Habsent Minded: Jeff Petry extension the latest encouraging move

Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/ Heading into the craziest part of the off-season, the Canadiens are heading in the right direction. As the focus shifts from the 2019-20 season to the 2020-21 season with the NHL Draft and free agent frenzy approaching, we start season three of Habsent Minded. Marc Bergevin was gracious enough to provide us with plenty to discuss on Friday when he signed Jeff Petry to a four-year contract extension, a season before he was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Jared Book, Julian McKenzie, and Scott Matla start with discussing Petry’s...
A Winning Habit Sep 27, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Which Soon-To-Be Free Agent Should Marc Bergevin Target Next?

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Jeff Petry avoided free agency by re-signing with the Habs. Who should Marc Bergevin target next? The Montreal Canadiens are entering a pivotal season in 2020-21. They have been nicely building through the draft for the past few years, but don’t quite seem ready to reap the rewards of their recent draft […] Montreal Canadiens: Which Soon-To-Be Free Agent Should Marc Bergevin Target Next? - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Sep 27, 2020
Links: Cap crunches could see some RFAs go unqualified

Links: Cap crunches could see some RFAs go unqualified

In today’s links, a few young players who could find themselves on the market, Petry’s role in Romanov’s development, and some roster news from around the league. Montreal Canadiens new and notes Jeff Petry is now positioned as a mentor for Alexander Romanov in the young defenceman’s first steps in the NHL. [The Hockey Writers] A reminder of Petry’s overtime prowess: Jeff Petry: clutch. #GoHabsGo pic.twitter.com/BSmBC7wBdk— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) September 26, 2020 Around the league and elsewhere With a flat cap in effect, and lower operating budgets for...
Eyes On The Prize Sep 26, 2020
Petry’s new deal is a signal to other players that Montreal hopes to contend

Petry’s new deal is a signal to other players that Montreal hopes to contend

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Good term, good money, and defensive security highlight Bergevin’s latest move, but it serves a purpose beyond just getting a key player signed. While not heavily discussed, there was always the looming cloud of Jeff Petry’s impending free-agent status and contract negotiations after the upcoming season. Marc Bergevin headed off a season’s worth of trade questions by locking down his top defenceman to a four-year, $6.25 million deal on Thursday afternoon. The deal also includes a 15 team no-trade clause and a full no-move clause, while also...
A Winning Habit Sep 26, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Jeff Petry Contract a Bargain Compared to Similar Players

The Montreal Canadiens re-signed Jeff Petry. When looking around the league, Petry’s contract looks like a bargain. The Montreal Canadiens have a lot of contracts to sort out before the end of next season. Their entire first line of Tomas Tatar, Brendan Gallagher and Phillip Danault are scheduled to be unrestricted free agents following the […] Montreal Canadiens: Jeff Petry Contract a Bargain Compared to Similar Players - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
A Winning Habit Sep 26, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Jeff Petry’s Reasoning Behind a Contract Extension

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Jeff Petry met with members of the media via Zoom shortly after the announcement of his four-year contract extension. The Montreal Canadiens defenseman fielded questions from the media, covering a wide array of topics including his time spent in Montreal, the factors that played into coming to an agreement with General Manager […] Montreal Canadiens: Jeff Petry’s Reasoning Behind a Contract Extension - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Eyes On The Prize Sep 26, 2020
Links: Craig MacTavish regrets not signing Jeff Petry long-term

Links: Craig MacTavish regrets not signing Jeff Petry long-term

Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via In today’s links, Petry’s new deal, should the Canadiens target Patrik Laine, and how the Lightning figured out Anton Khudobin. Montreal Canadiens news and notes Craig MacTavish, former GM of the Edmonton Oilers who traded Jeff Petry, regrets that decision. [Sportsnet] Max Domi’s agent clarified some misconceptions regarding his client. [Sportsnet] With the Winnipeg Jets reportedly shopping Patrik Laine, should the Canadiens express any interest in the forward? [Montreal Gazette] Odds are Dale Weise will not be re-joining the Canadiens next...
CBC News Sep 25, 2020
Settled in Montreal, Jeff Petry signs 4-year contract extension with Canadiens

Settled in Montreal, Jeff Petry signs 4-year contract extension with Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens announced Friday that they signed Petry to a four-year contract extension with an average annual value of $6.25 million US. Petry was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2020-21 season.
Sportsnet.ca Sep 25, 2020
Canadiens’ Marc Bergevin signs Jeff Petry to deal he likely won’t regret

Canadiens’ Marc Bergevin signs Jeff Petry to deal he likely won’t regret

Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin took a risk signing Jeff Petry to a four-year, $25-million extension Friday, but the prospect of allowing him to play out the string of his current deal would’ve been riskier — it’s a deal he likely won’t regret. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose Sep 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens sign Jeff Petry to four-year extension

Jeff Petry is staying with the Montreal Canadiens for the next four years. The Montreal Canadiens are heading into an important offseason. They decided to take care of some of next year’s business first, thought. The team has announced they’ve signed defenseman Jeff Petry to a four-year extension worth $6.25 million annually. Petry was scheduled […] Montreal Canadiens sign Jeff Petry to four-year extension - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
A Winning Habit Sep 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens: Breaking Down Jeff Petry’s Four Year Extension

On Friday, the Montreal Canadiens signed defenseman Jeff Petry signed to a four-year contract extension at $6.25 million per year. The Montreal Canadiens announced on Friday that the organization has agreed to a four-year contract extension with defenseman Jeff Petry. The extension will take Petry to the end of the 2024-25 season. The extension is […] Montreal Canadiens: Breaking Down Jeff Petry’s Four Year Extension - A Winning Habit - A Winning Habit - A Montreal Canadiens Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Last Word on Hockey Sep 25, 2020

Montreal Canadiens Extend Jeff Petry for Four Years

  The Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin has announced that they have agreed to a four-year extension for defenceman Jeff Petry. The deal is worth $6.25 million and will run through the 2024-25 season. BREAKING: Four more years for Jeff Petry!#GoHabsGo — Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) September 25, 2020 Jeff Petry Signs Four-Year Contract Extension […] The post Montreal Canadiens Extend Jeff Petry for Four Years appeared first on Last Word on Hockey.
Montreal Gazette Sep 25, 2020

Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to 4-year contract extension

The Canadiens announced Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024-25 season with blue-liner Jeff Petry. The deal has an average annual value of US$6.25 million. Petry, 32, had 40 points, including 11 goals, in 71 games with the Canadiens last season. It was his third straight 40-point season, ranking first among the team’s defensemen in points every season during that span. Petry was also Montreal’s leader in hits (177)...
Eyes On The Prize Sep 25, 2020
Montreal Canadiens, Jeff Petry sign four-year contract extension

Montreal Canadiens, Jeff Petry sign four-year contract extension

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Petry will earn an AAV of $6.25 million. The Montreal Canadiens have locked up defenceman Jeff Petry, signing him to a four year contract extension. BREAKING: Four more years for Jeff Petry!#GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) September 25, 2020 Petry had one year remaining (2020-21) on his current contract and his new contract will carry a cap hit of $6.25 million. The defenceman has been a huge contributor since being acquired from the Edmonton Oilers. This deal will last until after the 2024-25 season. The cap hit is $1 million...
Sportsnet.ca Sep 25, 2020
Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to four-year extension

Canadiens sign defenceman Jeff Petry to four-year extension

The Canadiens have inked defender Jeff Petry to a four-year deal. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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