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Montreal Canadiens

Head Coach Claude Julien
Associate Coach Kirk Muller
Assistant Coach Dominique Ducharme
Goaltending Coach Stephane Waite
Video Coach Mario Leblanc
Laval Rocket (AHL)
Playoff Odds 26.6%
Cap Hit $70,194,213
Cap Space $9,305,787
LTIR Pool $0
Roster 23/23
Contracts 49/50
Transactions
Xavier Ouellet
Dec 8
Assigned D Xavier Ouellet to Laval (AHL). Dec 8
Xavier Ouellet
Dec 7
Waived D Xavier Ouellet. Dec 7
Nikita Scherbak
Dec 1
Waived RW Nikita Scherbak. Dec 1
Victor Mete
Nov 29
Assigned D Victor Mete to Laval (AHL). Nov 29
Shea Weber
Nov 27
Activated D Shea Weber from injured reserve. Nov 27
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The Montreal Canadiens have answered their longest losing streak of the season with three wins in four contests and look to continue moving forward when they visit the slumping Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. The Canadiens ended last month with five straight defeats before knocking off the New York Rangers to start December and responded to a loss to San Jose by sweeping a home-and-home set with Ottawa. Full Preview

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Montreal Canadiens Injury Report
Noah Juulsen Noah Juulsen - Face
Juulsen has landed on injured reserve with a facial fracture and it is uncertain if he will return Tuesday versus the Wild.
I-R - Ques Tues
Updated Dec 9, 2018
I-R - Ques Tues
Updated Dec 9, 2018
Paul Byron Paul Byron - Lower Body
Byron has been designated for the injured reserve list due to a lower-body injury and it is uncertain if he will return Saturday against the Rangers.
I-R - Ques Sat
Updated Nov 29, 2018
I-R - Ques Sat
Updated Nov 29, 2018
Shea Weber Shea Weber - Foot
Weber has been activated from the injured reserve after recuperating from multiple surgeries to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and a torn tendon in his left foot. He is expected he expected to suit up Tuesday versus the Hurricanes.
probable - Prob Tues
Updated Nov 27, 2018
probable - Prob Tues
Updated Nov 27, 2018

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Performance Bonuses
Movement Clauses
35+ Over 35 Contract
IR - Injured Reserve
Entry Level Contract
Waiver Exempt
Has Arbitration Rights
Two-way contract
(14) Forwards $33,239,167 41.8% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Tatar, Tomas
LW 28
$4,800,000
NTC
$4,800,000
M-NTC
$4,800,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Byron, Paul
LW 29
$1,166,667
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$3,400,000
$0
UFA
Deslauriers, Nicolas
LW 27
$950,000
$950,000
$0
UFA
Chaput, Michael
C 26
$675,000
$675,000
$0
UFA
Agostino, Kenny
LW 26
$700,000
$0
UFA
Gallagher, Brendan
RW 26
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$3,750,000
$0
UFA
Armia, Joel
IR
RW 25
$1,850,000
$0
RFA
Danault, Phillip
C 25
$3,083,333
$3,083,333
$3,083,333
$0
UFA
Shaw, Andrew
RW 27
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
$0
UFA
Peca, Matthew
C 25
$1,300,000
$1,300,000
$0
UFA
Hudon, Charles
LW 24
$650,000
$0
RFA
Drouin, Jonathan
C 23
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$5,500,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Domi, Max
LW 23
$3,150,000
$3,150,000
$0
RFA
Lehkonen, Artturi
LW 23
$839,167
$0
RFA
Kotkaniemi, Jesperi
C 18
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$33,239,167
$31,433,333
$25,358,333
$12,800,000
$8,900,000
$0
(7) Defence $19,045,476 24.0% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Weber, Shea
D 33
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$0
UFA
(2026)
Schlemko, David
D 31
$2,100,000
$2,100,000
$0
UFA
Petry, Jeff
D 31
$5,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$5,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$5,500,000
NMC
M-NTC
$0
UFA
Benn, Jordie
D 31
$1,100,000
$0
UFA
Reilly, Mike
D 25
$725,000
$0
RFA
Kulak, Brett
D 24
$900,000
$0
RFA
Juulsen, Noah
D 21
$863,333
$863,333
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$19,045,476
$16,320,476
$13,357,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
$7,857,143
(2) Goalies $11,450,000 14.4% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Niemi, Antti
G 35
$950,000
$0
UFA
Price, Carey
G 31
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$10,500,000
NMC
$0
UFA
(2026)
TOTALS TOTALS
$11,450,000
$10,500,000
$10,500,000
$10,500,000
$10,500,000
$10,500,000
(1) Buried $3,600,000 4.5% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Alzner, Karl
D 30
$3,600,000
M-NTC
$3,600,000
M-NTC
$3,600,000
M-NTC
$3,600,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$3,600,000
$3,600,000
$3,600,000
$3,600,000
$0
$0
(2) Buyout & Retained Salary $1,816,667 2.3% of cap
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Pacioretty, Max
Retained Salary
LW 30
$450,000
Mason, Steve
Buyout
G 30
$1,366,667
$1,366,667
TOTALS TOTALS
$1,816,667
$1,366,667
$0
$0
$0
$0
Cap Summary Projection
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Roster Size

Number of players on the Active Roster. Cannot exceed 23 players. Excludes players on IR and LTIR.

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23 16 10 5
Standard Player Contracts

Number of players signed to Standard Player Contracts (SPC's). Cannot exceed 50 players. Some players do not count towards this, such as 18/19 Year-Old players in Junior with less than 10 NHL Games Played in Season.

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49 33 18 8
Upper Limit

The maximum Salary Cap Hit of all players counting towards the active roster. Often referred to as "Salary Cap". This is determined in the summer and is based on the previous season's revenues, per the CBA.

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$79,500,000 $79,500,000 $79,500,000 $79,500,000
Projected Cap Hit

Anticipated Season-End Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap. Assumes current roster is in effect for the remainder of season.

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$70,194,213 $63,170,476 $52,765,476 $34,657,143
Projected Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space projected to be available at end of year. Calculated as Annual Salary Cap minus Projected Cap Hit.

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$9,305,787 $16,329,524 $26,734,524 $44,842,857
Current Cap Space

Amount of Cap Space that can be added to the roster without exceeding the Upper Limit (Salary Cap Maximum) based on the current roster.

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$14,545,180 $16,329,524 $26,734,524 $44,842,857
Maximum LTIR Pool

The maximum amount of Long Term Injured Reserve space potentially available. This is the Cap Hit of player on LTIR less the Cap Space available for team at time player was on LTIR. A player can go on LTIR when they expect to miss 10 games and 24 days in the season. A player on LTIR does not come off of the salary cap, instead a team is allowed to exceed the cap by the LTIR amount.

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$0 $0 $0 $0
Current Roster Annual Cap Hit

Anticipated Cap Hit based on the current roster, calculated by summing all Cap Hits of players currently counting towards the Salary Cap + retained salary + buyouts.

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$69,151,310 $63,170,476 $52,765,476 $34,657,143
Carryover Bonus Overages

Teams can exceed the salary cap due to players receiving performance bonuses. If a team exceeds the salary cap due to performance bonuses, they carryover to the previous season and reduce the cap space a team has.

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$0 $0 $0 $0
Potential Bonuses

Performance Bonuses that players on the active roster are eligible to achieve. A team can exceed the salary cap due to performance bonuses, but they carry over to the following season.

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$2,925,000 $2,675,000 $2,500,000 $0
Retained Salary Remaining

Teams can retain salary/cap hit when they trade a player. A team can only have a maximum of 3 players that they retained salary on.

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2 3 3 3
(25) Non-Roster
Player POS Age 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024
Ouellet, Xavier
D 25
$700,000
$0
RFA
Alzner, Karl
D 30
$4,625,000
M-NTC
$4,625,000
M-NTC
$4,625,000
M-NTC
$4,625,000
M-NTC
$0
UFA
McEwan, James
C 21
$0
Froese, Byron
C 27
$650,000
$0
UFA
Gelinas, Eric
D 27
$0
Broll, David
LW 25
$0
Gregoire, Jeremy
C 23
$0
UFA
Fortier, Maxime
RW 24
$759,166
$759,166
$0
RFA
Reway, Martin
LW 23
$706,667
$0
RFA
Audette, Daniel
C 22
$668,333
$0
RFA
Shinkaruk, Hunter
C 24
$650,000
$0
RFA
McCarron, Michael
RW 23
$874,125
$0
RFA
Olofsson, Gustav
D 24
$725,000
$0
RFA
Lernout, Brett
D 23
$653,333
$0
RFA
Koberstein, Nikolas
D 22
$0
Evans, Jake
C 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Baun, Kyle
RW 26
$0
RFA
Vejdemo, Lukas
C 22
$792,500
$792,500
$0
RFA
Eisenschmid, Markus
C 23
$0
RFA
McNiven, Michael
G 21
$666,666
$666,666
$0
RFA
Goulet, Alexandre
C 22
$0
Lindgren, Charlie
G 24
$750,000
$750,000
$750,000
$0
UFA
Mete, Victor
D 20
$748,333
$748,333
$0
RFA
Pezzetta, Michael
LW 20
$743,333
$743,333
$743,333
$0
RFA
Henrikson, Arvid
D 20
$0
Corrin, William
D 27
$0
Samuel, Antoine
G 21
$0
Waked, Antoine
RW 22
$726,667
$726,667
$0
RFA
Suzuki, Nick
C 19
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Poehling, Ryan
C 19
$0
Brook, Josh
D 19
SLIDE
$778,333
$778,333
$778,333
$0
RFA
Ikonen, Joni
C 19
$0
Walford, Scott
D 19
$0
Fleury, Cale
D 20
$925,000
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Tyszka, Jarret
D 19
$0
Primeau, Cayden
G 19
$0
Posa, Saverio
D 26
$0
Dufour, Kevin
LW 26
$0
Boucher, Jordan
LW 24
$0
Ylonen, Jesse
RW 19
$0
Romanov, Alexander
D 18
$0
Olofsson, Jacob
C 18
$0
Hillis, Cameron
C 18
$0
Harris, Jordan
D 18
$0
McShane, Allan
C 18
$0
Gorniak, Jack
LW 19
$0
Fonstad, Cole
C 18
$0
Houde, Samuel
C 18
$0
Stapley, Brett
C 19
$0
Sklenicka, David
D 22
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Moravcik, Michal
D 24
$925,000
$925,000
$0
RFA
Teasdale, Joel
LW 19
SLIDE
$726,666
$726,666
$726,666
$0
RFA
Adams-Moisan, Morgan
RW 21
$0
Alain, Alexandre
C 21
$753,333
$753,333
$753,333
$0
RFA
Harvey, Samuel
G 20
$0
Jevpalovs, Nikita
LW 24
$0
Lamarche, Maxim
D 26
$0
Marcoux, Etienne
G 25
$0
Martineau, Phelix
C 21
$0
Melancon, T.J.
D 22
$0
Plant, Adam
D 23
$0
Verbeek, Hayden
C 21
$753,333
$753,333
$753,333
$0
RFA
Friberg, Max
LW 6
$0
RFA
TOTALS TOTALS
$18,508,288
$12,823,330
$5,429,998
$1,504,999
$0
$0
Active Roster
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL IR LTIR SOIR C.LOAN E.LOAN SUSP WNR MIN JR LOAN
Price, Carey ST $10,500,000 $9,475,000 $3,782,258 $10,500,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Weber, Shea ST $7,857,143 $6,832,143 $2,830,261 $7,857,143 13 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Petry, Jeff ST $5,500,000 $4,475,000 $1,981,183 $5,500,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Drouin, Jonathan ST $5,500,000 $4,475,000 $1,981,183 $5,500,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tatar, Tomas ST $4,800,000 $3,775,000 $1,729,032 $4,800,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shaw, Andrew ST $3,900,000 $2,875,000 $1,404,839 $3,900,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gallagher, Brendan ST $3,750,000 $2,725,000 $1,350,806 $3,750,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Domi, Max ST $3,150,000 $2,125,000 $1,134,677 $3,150,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Danault, Phillip ST $3,083,333 $2,058,333 $1,110,663 $3,083,333 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Schlemko, David ST $2,100,000 $1,075,000 $756,452 $2,100,000 29 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Armia, Joel ST $1,850,000 $825,000 $666,398 $1,850,000 36 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peca, Matthew ST $1,300,000 $275,000 $468,280 $1,300,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Byron, Paul ST $1,166,667 $141,667 $420,251 $1,166,667 42 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scherbak, Nikita EL $863,333 $0 $278,495 $830,842 47 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Benn, Jordie ST $1,100,000 $75,000 $396,237 $1,100,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Juulsen, Noah EL $863,333 $0 $310,986 $863,333 48 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Deslauriers, Nicolas ST $950,000 $0 $342,204 $950,000 51 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Niemi, Antti ST $950,000 $0 $342,204 $950,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lehkonen, Artturi EL $839,167 $0 $302,281 $839,167 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kotkaniemi, Jesperi EL $925,000 $0 $333,199 $925,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
De La Rose, Jacob ST $900,000 $0 $67,742 $643,548 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kulak, Brett ST $900,000 $0 $82,258 $658,065 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0
Reilly, Mike ST $725,000 $0 $261,156 $725,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Agostino, Kenny ST $700,000 $0 $120,430 $568,280 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0
Chaput, Michael ST $675,000 $0 $68,952 $500,806 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 0
Hudon, Charles ST $650,000 $0 $234,140 $650,000 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS $65,497,976 $22,756,565 $64,661,184
Other
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL
Pacioretty, Max Retained $450,000 $162,097 $450,000 67
Mason, Steve Buyout $1,366,667 $492,294 $1,366,667 67
TOTALS $1,816,667 $654,391 $1,816,667
Non-Roster
Player Type Cap Hit Buried Hit Accum Hit Proj Hit NHL IR LTIR SOIR C.LOAN E.LOAN SUSP WNR MIN JR LOAN
Alzner, Karl ST $4,625,000 $3,600,000 $1,599,866 $3,903,091 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
Plekanec, Tomas 35+ $2,250,000 $1,225,000 $459,677 $1,243,414 16 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Suzuki, Nick EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Fleury, Cale EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0
Moravcik, Michal EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Sklenicka, David EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Evans, Jake EL $925,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0
McCarron, Michael ST $874,125 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Mete, Victor EL $748,333 $0 $229,328 $229,328 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
Lernout, Brett EL $653,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Reway, Martin EL $706,667 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Brook, Josh EL $809,166 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Vejdemo, Lukas EL $792,500 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Fortier, Maxime EL $759,166 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Alain, Alexandre EL $753,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0
Teasdale, Joel EL $753,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Verbeek, Hayden EL $753,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41 0 0
Lindgren, Charlie ST $750,000 $0 $4,032 $4,032 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 66 0 0
Pezzetta, Michael EL $743,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 0
Waked, Antoine EL $726,667 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Olofsson, Gustav ST $725,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Addison, Jeremiah EL $720,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0
Ouellet, Xavier ST $700,000 $0 $248,387 $248,387 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
McNiven, Michael EL $666,666 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Audette, Daniel EL $668,333 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Froese, Byron ST $650,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
Shinkaruk, Hunter ST $650,000 $0 $0 $0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0 0
TOTALS $26,103,288 $2,541,290 $5,628,253

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