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Armia agrees to one-year contract with Canadiens

Forward avoids arbitration after being acquired from Jets

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Joel Armia agreed to terms on a one-year, $1.85 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Friday.

The 25-year-old forward avoided a salary arbitration hearing that was scheduled for July 25. Armia was acquired from the Winnipeg Jets with goalie Steve Mason and a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft in a trade for defenseman Simon Bourque on June 30.

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prospect

Ylonen aims to follow in father's footsteps with Canadiens

Forward prospect hopes to be like dad, who played 341 NHL games

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Correspondent

BROSSARD, Quebec -- Jesse Ylonen is a product of Finland right down to his childhood idols, despite being born in the United States when his father, Juha Ylonen, was playing for the Phoenix Coyotes.

The 18-year-old Montreal Canadiens forward prospect, chosen in the second round (No. 35) of the 2018 NHL Draft, did not hesitate to name Saku Koivu and Teemu Selanne as his favorite players growing up.

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NHL Insider

Price claims Canadiens can start well without Weber: report

Says training camp 'going to be fun' with new players but missing injured defenseman

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Carey Price is looking forward to the Montreal Canadiens season but realizes it could be difficult without defenseman Shea Weber, who's expected to be out until December.

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injury

Weber expected to be out until mid-December for Canadiens

Defenseman will need 5-6 months to recover from knee surgery

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Shea Weber is expected to be out until mid-December for the Montreal Canadiens after having arthroscopic surgery to repair a meniscal tear in his right knee.

The defenseman already was rehabilitating from March 13 surgery to repair tendons in his left foot. The knee surgery, which was done June 19, has a recovery period of 5-6 months.

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De la Rose agrees to two-year contract with Canadiens

Forward gets $1.8 million, had 12 points in 55 games last season

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Jacob de la Rose agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.8 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $900,000.

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Plekanec returns to Canadiens with winning attitude

Hopes second stint in Montreal results in playoffs because 'nobody wants to be a loser'

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

MONTREAL -- Tomas Plekanec isn't certain what his role will be this season with the Montreal Canadiens. But the veteran center, who returned to Montreal on Sunday after a pit stop with the Toronto Maple Leafs last season, is going to make sure he does his part to get the Canadiens back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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Kotkaniemi agrees to three-year contract with Canadiens

Center was No. 3 pick in 2018 NHL Draft

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Jesperi Kotkaniemi, the No. 3 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday.

Including signing bonuses, the contract has an average annual value of $925,000.

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Plekanec agrees to one-year contract with Canadiens

Center gets $2.25 million from Montreal

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Tomas Plekanec agreed to a one-year, $2.25 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday.

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Trade Coverage

Mason, Armia traded to Canadiens by Jets, who make salary cap room

Winnipeg receives defensemen Bourque, sends two draft picks to Montreal

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Steve Mason, Joel Armia and two draft picks were traded to the Montreal Canadiens by the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday for defenseman Simon Bourque.

The Canadiens acquired a seventh-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft and a fourth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft.

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NHL Insider

Domi will wear No. 13 for Canadiens as tribute to Maple Leafs great

Trade of forward turns Sundin, father into Montreal fans

by Sean Farrell / NHL.com Correspondent

BROSSARD, Quebec -- Max Domi playing for the Montreal Canadiens will have a couple of their biggest former rivals rooting for them.

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