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  • J.P Dumont to sign with Nashville Predators

    The speculation is finally over and as expected J.P Dumont will not be a Montreal Canadien.

    Le Journal de Montreal and RDS report that Dumont has signed a deal with the Nashville Predators. A team that wasn’t high on most peoples radar screen since Nashville is nowhere close to Quebec or the Northeast where Dumont apparently wanted to start his family.

    The terms are undisclosed [update: $4.5 Million/2 years] as of now but probably include the best financial offer Dumont received as it was rumored he had offers from strong teams like Detroit and Ottawa.

    Money aside, Dumont will be a good fit in a speedy and dangerous Nashville offence which now includes Jason Arnott, Steve Sullivan, Paul Kariya, Josef Vasicek and David Legwand.

  • Mikhail Grabovsky

    This summer the Canadiens quitely signed a young Belarussian named Mikhail Grabovsky.

    Get used to that name.

    Watch the highlights.

    Would you prefer this guy or Mike Ribeiro as a starter and 20 minutes of ice a night?

    Will he challenge for a spot this year?

    Granted, it’s one highlight reel and you can’t judge a player solely on a few good shifts. But the kid obviously has lots of talent and definitely seems a little more hungry than some of our current Centerman.

    Can’t wait to see him in a Habs jersey. Hopefully sooner than later.