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' addition of Edmundson brings balance to blue line at fair value
Even with a global pandemic putting a dent in hockey-related revenue — ensuring the upper limit of the salary cap will remain stagnant for the next two seasons — six-foot-four, 215-pound defencemen who skate reasonably well and chip in a bit of offence will always be valuable commodities on the open market.