• Canadiens' Tatar plays spoiler in Pacioretty's return to Montreal

    7 days ago - By Sporting News

    Montreal and Las Vegas were trade partners in one of the biggest deals leading up to the start of the season. On Saturday, they faced off for the first time with their new additions in the lineup.
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  • Golden Knights' Pacioretty denies asking for trade out of Montreal

    Golden Knights' Pacioretty denies asking for trade out of Montreal

    7 days ago - By TheScore

    Who's telling the truth? Montreal Canadiens owner Geoff Molson and general manager Marc Bergevin both stated two months ago that Max Pacioretty requested a trade out of La Belle Province. However, in an interview with Sportsnet's Christine Simpson that aired prior to Pacioretty's return to Montreal on Saturday, the Canadiens' former captain refuted Molson's statement. "I don't agree with that," Pacioretty said. "Heated conversations like that could get taken in different ways. I don't believe that that's what I said and I'll just leave it at that." The Pacioretty trade had long been...
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  • Tomas Tatar scores winning goal in Max Pacioretty's return to Montreal

    8 days ago - By ProHockeyTalk

    Tatar was traded to Montreal for Pacioretty before the start of the season.
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  • Max Pacioretty denies he ever asked Canadiens, Bergevin to trade him

    8 days ago - By Sportsnet

    Max Pacioretty disagrees with Marc Bergevin that he ever asked the Montreal Canadiens to trade him away.
    The soon-to-be-30-year-old was acquired by the Vegas Golden Knights in a September swap that sent Tomas Tatar, Nick Suzuki and a 2019 second-round pick back the other way. One day after the trade was completed, the Canadiens general manager told reporters at the team's annual golf tournament that Pacioretty requested to be moved.
    “Last season, there was a request,” Bergevin said at the time. “He asked for a trade. I will not go into detail. But that's a fact, yes.”
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