2019–20 Montreal Canadiens season

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2019-20 Montreal Canadiens
2019-20 record0–0–0
Home record0–0–0
Road record0–0–0
Goals for0
Goals against0
Team information
General ManagerMarc Bergevin
CoachClaude Julien
CaptainShea Weber
Alternate captainsPaul Byron
Brendan Gallagher
ArenaBell Center
Minor league affiliate(s)Laval Rocket (AHL)
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The 2019-20 Montreal Canadiens season will be the 111th season for the National Hockey League (NHL) franchise that was established on December 4, 1909.

Schedule and results[edit]

Preseason[edit]

The preseason schedule was published on June 18, 2019.[1]

Regular season[edit]

The regular season schedule was released on June 25, 2019.[2]

2019–20 game log

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Roster[edit]

Updated July 27, 2019[3][4]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
27 Canada Karl Alzner D L 30 2017 Burnaby, British Columbia
40 Finland Joel Armia RW R 26 2018 Pori, Finland
45 United States Riley Barber RW R 25 2019 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
41 Canada Paul Byron (A) LW L 30 2015 Ottawa, Ontario
8 Canada Ben Chiarot D L 29 2019 Hamilton, Ontario
Canada Nick Cousins C L 26 2019 Belleville, Ontario
24 Canada Phillip Danault C L 26 2016 Victoriaville, Quebec
13 Canada Max Domi C L 24 2018 Winnipeg, Manitoba
92 Canada Jonathan Drouin LW L 24 2017 Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec
32 Sweden Christian Folin D R 28 2019 Gothenburg, Sweden
11 Canada Brendan Gallagher (A) RW R 27 2010 Edmonton, Alberta
54 Canada Charles Hudon LW L 25 2012 Alma, Quebec
58 Canada Noah Juulsen D R 22 2015 Abbotsford, British Columbia
37 United States Keith Kinkaid G L 30 2019 Farmingville, New York
15 Finland Jesperi Kotkaniemi C L 19 2018 Pori, Finland
17 Canada Brett Kulak D L 25 2018 Edmonton, Alberta
62 Finland Artturi Lehkonen LW L 24 2013 Piikkio, Finland
39 United States Charlie Lindgren G R 25 2016 Lakeville, Minnesota
34 United States Michael McCarron RW R 24 2013 Grosse Pointe, Michigan
53 Canada Victor Mete D L 21 2016 Woodbridge, Ontario
61 Canada Xavier Ouellet D L 26 2018 Bayonne, France
63 Canada Matthew Peca C L 26 2018 Petawawa, Ontario
26 United States Jeff Petry D R 31 2015 Ann Arbor, Michigan
25 United States Ryan Poehling C L 20 2017 Lakeville, Minnesota
31 Canada Carey Price G L 32 2005 Anahim Lake, British Columbia
28 United States Mike Reilly D L 26 2018 Chicago, Illinois
90 Slovakia Tomas Tatar LW L 28 2018 Ilava, Czechoslovakia
44 United States Nate Thompson C L 34 2019 Anchorage, Alaska
36 Canada Phil Varone C L 28 2019 Vaughan, Ontario
43 Canada Jordan Weal C R 27 2019 North Vancouver, British Columbia
6 Canada Shea Weber (C) D R 34 2016 Sicamous, British Columbia
22 Canada Dale Weise RW R 31 2019 Winnipeg, Manitoba


Transactions[edit]

The Canadiens have been involved in the following transactions during the 2019–20 season.

Trades[edit]

Date Details Ref
June 22, 2019 (2019-06-22) To Florida Panthers
CHI's 5th-round pick in 2019
To Montreal Canadiens
5th-round pick in 2020
[5]
June 22, 2019 (2019-06-22) To San Jose Sharks
4th-round pick in 2019
To Montreal Canadiens
4th-round pick in 2020
[6]
June 22, 2019 (2019-06-22) To Philadelphia Flyers
7th-round pick in 2020
To Montreal Canadiens
7th-round pick in 2019
[7]
June 22, 2019 (2019-06-22) To Los Angeles Kings
CBJ's 2nd-round pick in 2019
To Montreal Canadiens
3rd-round pick in 2019
5th-round pick in 2019
[8]
June 30, 2019 (2019-06-30) To Chicago Blackhawks
Andrew Shaw
7th-round pick in 2021
To Montreal Canadiens
2nd-round pick in 2020
7th-round pick in 2020
3rd-round pick in 2021
[9]
June 30, 2019 (2019-06-30) To Anaheim Ducks
Nicolas Deslauriers
To Montreal Canadiens
4th-round pick in 2020
[10]

Free agents[edit]

Date Player Team Contract term Ref
July 1, 2019 (2019-07-01) Riley Barber from Hershey Bears (AHL) 1-year [11]
July 1, 2019 (2019-07-01) Keith Kinkaid from New Jersey Devils 1-year [12]
July 1, 2019 (2019-07-01) Brett Lernout to Vegas Golden Knights 1-year [13]
July 3, 2019 (2019-07-03) Phil Varone from Philadelphia Flyers 1-year [14]
July 4, 2019 (2019-07-04) Ben Chiarot from Winnipeg Jets 3-year [15]
July 5, 2019 (2019-07-05) Nick Cousins from Arizona Coyotes 1-year [16]
July 18, 2019 (2019-07-18) Hunter Shinkaruk to Charlotte Checkers (AHL) 1-year [17]

Signings[edit]

Date Player Contract term Ref
July 11, 2019 (2019-07-11) Joel Armia 2-year [18]
July 11, 2019 (2019-07-11) Artturi Lehkonen 2-year [19]
July 19, 2019 (2019-07-19) Charles Hudon 1-year [20]
July 27, 2019 (2019-07-27) Michael McCarron 1-year [21]

Draft picks[edit]

Below are the Montreal Canadiens' selections at the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, which was held on June 21 and 22, 2019, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 15 Cole Caufield RW  United States U.S. National Development Team (USHL)
2 46 Jayden Struble D  United States St. Sebastian's (USHS-Prep)
3 641 Mattias Norlinder D  Sweden MODO (Sweden Jrs.)
3 77 Gianni Fairbrother D  Canada Everett Silvertips (WHL)
5 1262 Jacob Leguerrier D  Canada Soo Greyhounds (OHL)
5 1313 Rhett Pitlick LW  United States Chaska (USHS-MN)
5 1384 Frederik Nissen Dichow G  Denmark Vojens (Denmark Jrs.)
6 170 Arsen Khisamutdinov C  Russia JHC Reaktor (Russian Jrs.)
7 2015 Rafael Harvey-Pinard LW  Canada Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
7 2066 Kieran Ruscheinski D  Canada Calgary Northstars (AMHL)

Notes:

  1. The Los Angeles Kings' third-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 22, 2019 that sent Columbus' second-round pick in 2019 (50th overall) to Los Angeles in exchange for a fifth-round pick in 2019 (126th overall) and this pick.[22]
  2. The Los Angeles Kings' fifth-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 22, 2019 that sent Columbus' second-round pick in 2019 (50th overall) to Los Angeles in exchange for a third-round pick in 2019 (64th overall) and this pick[22]
  3. The Edmonton Oilers' fifth-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Hayden Hawkey to Edmonton in exchange for this pick.[23]
  4. The Arizona Coyotes' fifth-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on February 11, 2019 that sent Calgary's fourth-round pick in 2019 to Los Angeles in exchange for Nate Thompson and this pick.[24]
    Los Angeles previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on January 24, 2019 that sent Dominik Kubalik to Chicago in exchange for this pick.[25]
    Chicago previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on July 12, 2018 that sent Marian Hossa, Vinnie Hinostroza, Jordan Oesterle and a third-round pick in 2019 to Arizona in exchange for Marcus Kruger, MacKenzie Entwistle, Jordan Maletta, Andrew Campbell and this pick.[26]
  5. The Montreal Canadiens' seventh-round pick was re-acquired as the result of a trade on June 22, 2019 that sent a seventh-round pick in 2020 to Philadelphia in exchange for this pick.[27]
    Philadelphia previously acquired this pick as the result of a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent Montreal's seventh-round pick in 2018 to Montreal in exchange for this pick.[28]
  6. The Winnipeg Jets' seventh-round pick went to the Montreal Canadiens as the result of a trade on June 30, 2018 that sent Simon Bourque to Winnipeg in exchange for Steve Mason, Joel Armia, a fourth-round pick in 2020 and this pick.[29]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Braverman, Dan (June 18, 2019). "Canadiens release preseason schedule". NHL.com. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  2. ^ Braverman, Dan (June 25, 2019). "The 2019-20 regular season schedule is out!". NHL.com. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  3. ^ "Montréal Canadiens Roster". NHL.com. Retrieved July 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "Montreal Canadiens Hockey Transactions". TSN.ca. Retrieved July 27, 2019.
  5. ^ @CanadiensMTL (June 22, 2019). "Les Canadiens échangent le 136e choix au total aux Panthers de la Floride en retour d'un choix de cinquième tour en 2020. The Canadiens have traded the 136th-overall pick to the Florida Panthers in exchange for their 2020 fifth-round selection. #NHLDraft #GoHabsGo" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  6. ^ @CanadiensMTL (June 22, 2019). "Les Canadiens échangent le 108e choix au total aux Sharks de San Jose en retour d'un choix de quatrième tour en 2020. The Canadiens have traded the 108th-overall pick for the San Jose Sharks' fourth-round pick in 2020.#GoHabsGo" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  7. ^ @NHLFlyers (June 22, 2019). "TRADE ALERT: We've traded our 201st pick (7th round) in the 2019 #NHLDraft to Montreal in exchange for their 7th round pick in the 2020 draft" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  8. ^ @LAKings (June 22, 2019). "Traded up to number 50, took Samuel Fagemo #NHLDraft #GoKingsGo" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  9. ^ "Shaw traded to Blackhawks by Canadiens". June 30, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  10. ^ "Canadiens acquire fourth-round pick in exchange for Nicolas Deslauriers". June 30, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  11. ^ "One-year, two-way contract for right winger Riley Barber". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  12. ^ "One-year, one-way contract for goaltender Keith Kinkaid". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  13. ^ "Golden Knights sign defenceman Brett Lernout to one-year contract". Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  14. ^ "One-year, two-way contract for free agent forward Phil Varone". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  15. ^ "Three-year contract for defenseman Ben Chiarot". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  16. ^ "One-year, one-way contract for forward Nick Cousins". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  17. ^ "Checkers Sign Derek Sheppard, Hunter Shinkaruk and Colin Markison to AHL Deals". AHL.com. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  18. ^ "Canadiens agree to terms with Joel Armia". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  19. ^ "Canadiens agree to terms with Artturi Lehkonen". NHL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  20. ^ "Canadiens agree to terms with Charles Hudon". NHL.com. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  21. ^ "Canadiens agree to terms with Michael McCarron". NHL.com. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  22. ^ a b "LIVE BLOG: 2019 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7". NHL.com. June 22, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  23. ^ "Oilers acquire goaltender Hayden Hawkey from Canadiens". June 23, 2018. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
  24. ^ "LA Kings Acquire Fourth Round Pick, Trade Nate Thompson to Canadiens". NHL.com. February 11, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  25. ^ "LA Kings Acquire Fifth Round Pick in 2019 NHL Draft from Blackhawks". January 24, 2019. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  26. ^ "Blackhawks trade Hossa's contract to Coyotes in package deal". NHL.com. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  27. ^ "Flyers Select Seven Players at 2019 NHL Draft". NHL.com. June 22, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  28. ^ "2018 NHL Draft Notes". NHL.com. June 23, 2018. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  29. ^ "Jets acquire Simon Bourque from Canadiens". June 30, 2018. Retrieved June 30, 2018.