Eric Engels
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Eric Engels, born and raised in Montreal, is in his 13th season on the Montreal Canadiens beat. A multiplatform Canadiens and NHL insider, Engels joined Sportsnet in the spring of 2015 and has become a commentator on regional and national broadcasts of the Canadiens. Engels can also be seen on multiple Sportsnet shows—from Tim and Sid to Hockey Central.
Canadiens, Gallagher affirm belief in each other with long-term contract
Eric Engels
Marc Bergevin knew exactly what he was buying. Brendan Gallagher is officially locked in with a six-year, $39 million deal, and the Montreal Canadiens now have their sights on winning.
Leak of stalled Gallagher negotiations puts damper on Canadiens' celebration
Eric Engels
Canadiens’ off-season spending spree brings much-needed depth and balance
Eric Engels
After an off-season spending spree, the Canadiens are a full squad. A deeper, stronger and better squad, with every penny invested. Bergevin should have zero regrets about that.
Canadiens' Josh Anderson must live up to hefty contract leverage
Eric Engels
After signing his new seven-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens, Josh Anderson said his biggest motivation was to prove his doubters wrong. His biggest task now is to prove Marc Bergevin right.
Canadiens need Josh Anderson to deliver after injury-plagued season
Eric Engels
Canadiens add to already-promising defence with Kaiden Guhle pick
Eric Engels
Marc Bergevin has spent the better part of his eight years as Montreal Canadiens general manager tweaking and re-shaping his defence. After selecting Kaiden Guhle with the 16th pick Tuesday, the Canadiens' blue line is now set for the foreseeable future.
Canadiens pay steep price, but Josh Anderson fills glaring need
Eric Engels
You have to give to get, and the Montreal Canadiens certainly gave on this one. But whether or not you agree with the price, it's clear Josh Anderson fills an important need on the wing.
As Canadiens approach draft day, trade market for forward help remains cool
Eric Engels
Canadiens free agency primer: Bergevin likely to avoid big-ticket signings
Eric Engels
In Montreal, you have a general manager who believes the open market is a place to spoil a good plan. Who’d have thought that some of the most demanding fans in hockey would agree with him?