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Sports Report: Canadiens negotiating with defenseman Victor Mete

11:00  27 october  2019
11:00  27 october  2019 Source:   prohockeyrumors.com

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Victor Joseph Mete (born June 7, 1998) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). Mete was selected 100th overall by the Canadiens in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Victor Mete left early in the second period of Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers and was ruled out by the team for the remainder of the contest with a The injury was possibly sustained when his knee knocked that of a Flyers defenseman near the Philadelphia blueline. Mete was shown with a

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The Montreal Canadiens don’t have a lot on their plate this offseason when it comes to their own free agents. However, that isn’t stopping the franchise from trying to sign defenseman Victor Mete, who is playing in the final year of his entry-level contract. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reports that the Canadiens have already begun negotiations with the 21-year-old.

Mete surprised a few people several years ago when he made the roster out of training camp at 19 years old with hopes his fast skating and defensive-first abilities might complement veteran Shea Weber. However, Weber got injured and Mete struggled. He played 49 games but was often scratched due to the fact that he wasn’t ready. He settled in last season, playing 71 games, and has been a solid defensive presence since then. Mete finally scored his first NHL goal last week after going scoreless in 126 straight games.

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Montreal Canadiens defenceman Victor Mete will miss at least two weeks with an ankle injury and goaltender Keith Kinkaid has been put on waivers, the NHL team Mete sustained the injury during the second period of the Canadiens ' 4-3 overtime loss to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday afternoon.

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Victor Mete finally scored his first NHL goal Thursday against the Minnesota Wild. Cousins crashed the boards behind the Minnesota Wild net, forced a turnover and offered a backhand dish to a streaking Mete , who promptly placed the puck in the back of the net.

The Canadiens’ only other significant off-season contract that it will need to deal with will be that of Max Domi, who will also be a restricted free agent next summer.

  • NHL.com’s Jameson Olive reports that Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck, who hasn’t played since Oct. 19 with a lower-body injury, was practicing with the team today in a yellow non-contact jersey. Trocheck, who has a foot/ankle injury, is travelling with the team and is listed as day-to-day. After a down season last year while dealing with a broken ankle, the team needs Trocheck to put up a big season. The 26-year-old has a goal and five assists in eight games.
  • NBC Sports’ Joe Haggerty writes that Boston Bruins center David Krejci, who is out with an upper-body injury, is expected to miss both games this weekend. However, the scribe adds that Krejci is close and should be able to return at some point next week with a likely date of Tuesday against the San Jose Sharks, although head coach Bruce Cassidy said a decision on that won’t be made until Monday. Haggerty also writes that defenseman Kevan Miller should be ready to practice at some point next week. Miller has been out with a fractured kneecap.

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The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenceman Victor Mete to a one-year contract extension, the team announced Friday. Mete , 22, scored four goals and 11 points in 51 regular-season games for the Canadiens in 2019-20 while averaging 16:00 minutes of ice time.

Canadiens defenseman Victor Mete will miss the rest of the season with a broken foot after suffering the injury against the Red Wings on Feb. He has four goals and 27 assists in 171 games with Montreal. Mete was a fourth-round pick of the Canadiens in 2016.

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Sidney Crosby, the Penguins' leading scorer, blocked a shot with his ankle and also caught his skate awkwardly in a win against the Blackhawks.The Penguins' leading scorer left the game after playing one shift during the third period.

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