Eric Engels
Eric Engels is entering his 10th season on the Montreal Canadiens beat. Engels joined Sportsnet in the spring of 2015 as a staff writer and has since become an insider and commentator on regional broadcasts of the Canadiens.
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Both Kulak and Canadiens come away as winners with three-year deal
Eric Engels
With a three-year contract that will keep him in Montreal for the foreseeable future, Brett Kulak has the security he wants while the Canadiens managed to lock up a defenceman who figures to slot in as a third-pairing blue liner at worst for a reasonable price.
4 ways the Canadiens can improve their woeful power play next season
Eric Engels
Suzuki, Poehling could hold keys to Canadiens' playoff hopes in 2020
Eric Engels
No matter what happens, Nick Suzuki and Ryan Poehling are unquestionably key players in what appears to be a bright future for the organization. But if things work out, they could also play a huge hand in bringing the team to the next level as early as next season.
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How Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin can acquire a top-four defenceman
Eric Engels
The more you assess the situation, the more you realize Marc Bergevin is going to have to solve his blue line issues through trade.
Canadiens must explore free-agent market for reliable backup to Price
Eric Engels
Hurricanes' best rise to the occasion as Carolina sweeps Islanders
Eric Engels
The Hurricanes made it clear they were prepared to take advantage of their first opportunity to advance further in these playoffs, putting forth a dominant Game 4 performance to clinch a second-round sweep of the Islanders.
Takeaways: Williams delivers as Hurricanes put stranglehold on series
Eric Engels
There's a reason Justin Williams is known as "Mr. Game 7" and in Game 3 between the Hurricanes and Islanders it was on full display, but the must-know takeaways from this matchup don't end there.
Takeaways: Hurricanes gut their way past Islanders despite injury woes
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Takeaways: Rusty Blue Jackets facing first true adversity of playoffs
Eric Engels
Here are some takeaways from a thrilling Game 1 of this second-round series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Boston Bruins.