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POSSIBLE 2021-22 ROSTER - ALLEN OUT

Created by: MattyB13
Initial Creation Date: Jul 15, 2021
Published: Jul 15 at 12:54
Team: 2021-22 Montreal Canadiens
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With the news that Shea Weber will most likely be unavailable for the entire 2021-22 season and Darren Dregger bringing up the possiblity of him not ever playing again, leads me to believe that Canadiens will protect Ben Chiarot. They cannot afford to lose another one of their defenseman should Weber be sidelined long term. That is obvious enough.
losing Weber also leaves a gaping hole in Montreal's defence. The 8.85M i have Hamilton signed to is probably not enough money. But i do like the idea of Hamilton in Montreal. This would be a great place for him to play and be a number 1 guy.

There are rumours of the Habs shopping Jake Allen in an effort not to lose him for nothing. This projection has Allen getting picked by Seattle. I can see Bergevin signing a guy like David Rittich who has proven to be reliable in Calgary. Last season proved that Montreal needs a strong back up goalie, a rested Carey Price for the playoffs is essential. Cayden Primeau just is not there yet. While Rittich might not be the actual signing, i think it will be someone like him, with experience in the league.

Getting into the Bertuzzi trade, i read today that Montreal was in on him so i thought id have some fun with that option. While im uncertain of Bertuzzi's value i feel like Evans and a 3rd could get Detroit to listen at the very least. Bertuzzi's contract is also a reflection of me not being entirely sure of his value. However, i think a "bridge" type of deal makes sense for him.

Losing Jake Evans and assuming Staal is not brought back leaves a spot open for a 4th line centre. Wouldnt it be cool to see Getzlaf come over and re-join his old pal Corey Perry. Obviously, Getzlaf would have to take a massive pay cut. Coming to Montreal to end his career and hopefully get a shot at another cup. If that doesnt happen, i think the Canadiens will finally give Poehling a fair shot at playing full time which is why i have him as the extra centre.

Lastly, Mattias Norlinder. I have been very high on this player since he was drafted. He is an elite skater who can move the puck, I think he just might turn some heads at camp and crack the opening night roster.

comments are fun and appreciated!
Free Agent Signings
RFAYEARSCAP HIT
Lehkonen, Artturi3$3,100,000
Kotkaniemi, Jesperi3$3,400,000
Bertuzzi, Tyler4$4,350,000
Poehling, Ryan2$1,000,000
UFAYEARSCAP HIT
Danault, Phillip6$5,800,000
Rittich, David6$2,950,000
Getzlaf, Ryan1$1,500,000
Perry, Corey2$1,200,000
Hamilton, Dougie5$8,850,000
Trades
1.
MTL
    PICKED IN EXPANSION DRAFT
    SEA
    1. Allen, Jake
    2.
    MTL
    1. Bertuzzi, Tyler [RFA Rights]
    DET
    1. Evans, Jake
    2. 2021 3rd round pick (WSH)
    3.
    MTL
    1. 2021 6th round pick (WPG)
    VAN
    1. Kulak, Brett
    Buyouts
    • Karl Alzner: $1,958,333
    DRAFT YEARROUND 1ROUND 2ROUND 3ROUND 4ROUND 5ROUND 6ROUND 7
    2021
    MTL
    MTL
    TBL
    CHI
    MTL
    STL
    VGK
    PHI
    MTL
    WPG
    MTL
    2022
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    2023
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    MTL
    ROSTER SIZESALARY CAPCAP HITOVERAGES BONUSESCAP SPACE
    21$81,500,000$81,603,394$597,561$3,057,500-$103,394

    Roster

    Left WingCenterRight Wing
    MTL
    Toffoli, Tyler
    $4,250,000
    LW, RW
    UFA - 3
    MTL
    Suzuki, Nick
    $863,333
    C, RW
    UFA - 1
    MTL
    Caufield, Cole
    $880,833
    RW
    RFA - 2
    Bertuzzi, Tyler
    $4,350,000
    LW, RW
    UFA - 2
    MTL
    Kotkaniemi, Jesperi
    $3,400,000
    C, LW
    RFA - 1
    MTL
    Anderson, Josh
    $5,500,000
    RW
    NTC
    UFA - 6
    MTL
    Lehkonen, Artturi
    $3,100,000
    LW, RW
    RFA - 1
    MTL
    Danault, Phillip
    $5,800,000
    C
    NMC
    UFA - 6
    MTL
    Gallagher, Brendan
    $6,500,000
    RW
    NMC NTC
    UFA - 6
    MTL
    Byron, Paul
    $3,400,000
    LW, RW, C
    UFA - 2
    Getzlaf, Ryan
    $1,500,000
    C
    NMC
    UFA - 1
    MTL
    Perry, Corey
    $1,200,000
    RW
    NTC
    UFA - 2
    MTL
    Poehling, Ryan
    $1,000,000
    C, LW
    RFA - 2
    Left DefenseRight DefenseGoaltender
    MTL
    Edmundson, Joel
    $3,500,000
    LD
    NTC
    UFA - 3
    Hamilton, Dougie
    $8,850,000
    RD
    NMC
    UFA - 7
    MTL
    Price, Carey
    $10,500,000
    G
    NMC
    UFA - 5
    MTL
    Chiarot, Ben
    $3,500,000
    LD/RD
    NTC
    UFA - 1
    MTL
    Petry, Jeff
    $6,250,000
    RD
    NMC NTC
    UFA - 4
    Rittich, David
    $2,950,000
    G
    UFA - 1
    MTL
    Norlinder, Mattias
    $859,167
    LD
    RFA - 3
    MTL
    Romanov, Alexander
    $894,167
    LD/RD
    RFA - 1
    ScratchesInjured Reserve (IR)Long Term IR (LTIR)
    MTL
    Weber, Shea
    $7,857,143
    RD
    UFA - 5
    MTL
    Drouin, Jonathan
    $5,500,000
    LW
    NTC
    UFA - 2

    Special Teams

    Power Play 1
    Caufield, C.
    Suzuki, N.
    Toffoli, T.
    Romanov, A.
    Hamilton, D.
    Power Play 2
    Perry, C.
    Kotkaniemi, J.
    Anderson, J.
    Norlinder, M.
    Petry, J.
    Penalty Kill 1
    Lehkonen, A.
    Danault, P.
    Edmundson, J.
    Petry, J.
    Penalty Kill 2
    Suzuki, N.
    Byron, P.
    Romanov, A.
    Hamilton, D.

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    Jul 15 at 12:56
    #1
    BM73
    Joined: Dec 2017
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    Massive underpayment for Bertuzzi, Detroit would want a lot more, probably not worth it for Montreal.
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    Jul 15 at 12:57
    #2
    BorisBagel
    Joined: Dec 2016
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    too much for Danault, has to be closer to $4M for a checking centre

    Hamilton will demand 7 years ... Habs might have to overpay, maybe $9M per
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    Jul 15 at 1:03
    #3
    Buffbry
    Joined: Aug 2017
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    Not even close for bertuzzi
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    Jul 15 at 1:08
    #4
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    MattyB13
    Joined: Jul 2021
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    i thought it might be. as stated, really unsure of what his value is
    Jul 15 at 1:16
    #5
    It was 3-1
    Joined: Mar 2018
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    Quoting: BorisBagels211
    too much for Danault, has to be closer to $4M for a checking centre

    Hamilton will demand 7 years ... Habs might have to overpay, maybe $9M per


    I’ve got the Habs offering him $9x7, but I don’t even think it’s an overpay. Pietro got $8.8 x 7 last year and I think Dougie is around his level. Hamilton in Montreal seems perfect. He’s a big, puck-moving, play driving, defensively responsible, minute-eating, right shot, pp quarterbacking defenceman; literally everything the Habs are looking for this offseason
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    Jul 15 at 3:20
    #6
    Banned
    Joined: Jun 2016
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    Yzerman would ask for Kotkaniemi for Bertuzzi, And it stops right there.
    Jul 15 at 3:45
    #7
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    MattyB13
    Joined: Jul 2021
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    good to know, i dont watch enough red wings hockey
     
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