Alex Galchenyuk RUMORS & NEWS

  • Galchenyuk on Habs future: ‘Rumors are always going to be rumors’

    NHL.com "Despite the talk, Alex Galchenyuk knew all along that he'd end up agreeing on a new contract with the Canadiens. "It went pretty smooth," the 23-year-old told reporters via conference call from Miami on Thursday after signing a three-year contract a day prior. "There was no doubt in my mind,..." July 07

  • Canadiens sign Galchenyuk to 3-year extension

    Montreal Gazette "The Montreal Canadiens have announced that they have re-signed forward Alex Galchenyuk to a three-year contract. Galchenyuk, a restricted free agent, played in 61 games last year, scoring 17 goals and chipping in with 27 assists." July 05

  • NHL entry draft sets tone for Habs' future. Now what about Radulov, Markov, Galchenyuk?

    Montreal Gazette "Bergevin managed to add an experienced defenceman when he acquired David Schlemko from the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, but he has some large holes to fill in the run-up to the opening of the free-agent market on July 1. The GM’s first task is to deal with unrestricted free agents (UFAs)..." June 26

  • Could Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens swing a Ryan Nugent-Hopkins-for-Alex Galchenyuk deal?

    Edmonton Sun "With Jonathan Drouin off to the Montreal Canadiens in the blockbuster National Hockey League trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Habs now have a glut of wingers — unless they think Alex Galchenyuk is a centre or Drouin can play there. The jury’s very much out on Galchenyuk, the third..." June 17

  • Galchenyuk being 'actively shopped' by Canadiens

    NESN "In the wake of Thursday’s news of Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathon Drouin being dealt to the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Mikhail Sergachev, it seems the Habs are looking to make another roster move. Ken Campbell of The Hockey News provided the details on what could be Montreal’s next..." June 16

  • Galchenyuk situation in Montreal reminiscent of Seguin in Boston

    Pro Hockey Talk "Another polarizing player could be on his way out of Montreal. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the Canadiens are “listening” to trade offers for Alex Galchenyuk. Now, obviously, this doesn’t mean that Galchenyuk will be traded. But the fact the Habs are even listening on such a talented..." June 14

  • Habs' Galchenyuk open to one-year deal

    TSN "Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk will hit restricted free agency for the second time in his career this summer and will do so with an open mind. Coming off an up and down season, which saw him fall to the fourth line in the playoffs, Galchenyuk's agent said Wednesday the 23-year-old..." June 01

  • What is Alex Galchenyuk’s future in Montreal?

    Pro Hockey Talk "Alex Galchenyuk is already a good player. The question for the Montreal Canadiens is, can he be great? Galchenyuk, the third overall draft pick in 2012, is coming off a decent regular season with 17 goals and 27 assists in 61 games. However, it wasn’t as good as last year’s 30-goal campaign,..." April 24

  • Julien under pressure to help Galchenyuk improve in his own end

    Sportsnet "When Alex Galchenyuk forced a pass right through the middle of his own zone and gifted Patrik Laine a golden scoring opportunity, it was just one of several glaring mistakes he made in the Montreal Canadiens‘ 3-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets last Saturday. But that mistake, which Canadiens..." February 20

  • Julien delights Habs fans as Galchenyuk skates as top center

    Pro Hockey Talk "Now this is how you cement a honeymoon phase. Plenty of Montreal Canadiens fans were frustrated with the way Michel Therrien handled certain players; those fans must be pretty happy after Friday. You see, Claude Julien delighted many by installing highly talented – and frequently stalled –..." February 18