Add the Montreal Canadiens to the list of teams interested in signing Patrick Elias. According to RDS, Bob Gainey will try to negotiate with the UFA on Saturday. – RDS
Can it be done? It would certainly give the Canadiens a true time tested goal scorer and playoff performer.
Would Elias be interested in playing for the CH or interested in whoever offers the most cash? Are the Habs ready to pay?
The NHL Free Agent market opens at noon and the Canadiens are expected to be a fairly big player this year. Elias is being courted by several teams and would definitely be a big name signing if the Habs could snag him.