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That was fast: Petry will play for Habs tonight

Jeff Petry looks primed to suit up for the Montreal Canadiens just hours after they acquired him from the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.

Having games on the same day as the trade deadline can be awkward at times, especially considering how visa concerns and other variables often make it difficult for a player to join in with a new team with little delay. 147 more words

Montreal Canadiens

Over Promise, Under Deliever...

The Oilers mantra has gone from under promising and under delivering (Steve Tambellini) to over promising and under delivering (Craig MacTavish). The difference between the two is like night and day, but the teams overall standing is not. 1,056 more words

NHL

Habs add another Sabres forward in Mitchell deal

The Montreal Canadiens are loading up on depth from the Buffalo Sabres on deadline day, with Torrey Mitchell being their latest acquisition. The Buffalo Sabres received Jack Nevins and a 2016 seventh-rounder… 75 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Sabres' goalie move should secure last overall against threats from Oilers, Coyotes

There’s no tank job like a Buffalo Sabres tank job. General manager Tim Murray deserves full credit for engineering a designed implosion, one spectacular in terms of both its artistry and its effectiveness. 621 more words

Cult Of Hockey

2015 NHL Trade Deadline: Habs match Lightning by getting Petry

TORONTO – It didn’t take long for the Montreal Canadiens to match the rival Tampa Bay Lightning by getting better before the NHL trade deadline. 271 more words

Sports

Jeff Petry deal exposes the Edmonton Oilers’ managerial incompetence

No matter what one thinks of Jeff Petry, the trade deadline deal that sent him to Montreal says unpleasant things about the Edmonton Oilers team and the men responsible for building it. 532 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Habs add forward depth, acquire Flynn from Sabres

The Montreal Canadiens stayed busy after acquiring d-man Jeff Petry this morning, picking up forward Brian Flynn from Buffalo.

In exchange, the Sabres will receive a fifth-round pick at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, 119 more words