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.
Both Kulak and Canadiens come away as winners with three-year deal
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.
Suzuki, Poehling could hold keys to Canadiens' playoff hopes in 2020
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.