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Sports Montreal Canadiens to place Keith Kinkaid on waivers

19:25  02 december  2019
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Canadiens seek a spark with promotions of goalie Primeau, forward Peca

  Canadiens seek a spark with promotions of goalie Primeau, forward Peca Goalie Cayden Primeau will be in a Canadiens uniform Tuesday when they play the New York Islanders at the Bell Centre (7 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN 690 Radio). It seems unlikely Primeau will get the start ahead of Carey Price, but the 20-year-old will suit up for his first NHL game after he was called up from the AHL’s Laval Rocket Monday afternoon, along with forward Matthew Peca. Earlier in the day, the Canadiens placed backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on NHL waivers. If Kinkaid clears waivers at noon Tuesday, he will report to the Rocket. © Pierre Obendrauf Goalie Cayden Primeau stops shot by William Pelletier during Laval Rocket practice on Sept. 25, 2019.

The Montreal Canadiens made the right move in signing goaltender Keith Kinkaid to be their back-up goaltender next season. In November 2017 Montreal claimed Antti Niemi off waivers after he bounced around between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Flordia Panthers before landing with the Habs.

Keith Kinkaid to Sign With the Montreal Canadiens . The Habs get a goaltender who has proven that he can be a reliable starter but will likely end up in a Keith Kinkaid Looking to Return To a Solid Job. Since being traded in February from the Devils to the Blue Jackets Kinkaid never saw ice time in a

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The Montreal Canadiens will place Keith Kinkaid on waivers today according to multiple reports. Eric Engels was the first to report and has since been confirmed by TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

The goaltender made five starts for the Canadiens, going 1-1-3 with a 4.24 goals against average and a .874 save percentage. He was not on the ice for the team’s practice today.

It became clear that he did not have the confidence of Claude Julien, who only played him in back-to-back situations. His last start was Saturday afternoon against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Canadiens recall top goalie prospect Cayden Primeau from AHL

  Canadiens recall top goalie prospect Cayden Primeau from AHL The Montreal Canadiens recalled goaltender Cayden Primeau from the AHL's Laval Rocket on Monday, the club announced. Backup netminder Keith Kinkaid was placed on waivers earlier Monday after posting a .875 save percentage and 4.24 goals-against average over six games. Primeau, whose father Keith played 15 seasons in the NHL, is Montreal's top goalie prospect. He's risen through the ranks after the Canadiens drafted him in the seventh round - 199th overall - in 2017.Following his draft year, Primeau played two seasons at Northeastern University, winning the Mike Richter Award as the nation's top goaltender after posting a .

Get the latest updated stats for Montreal Canadiens goaltender Keith Kinkaid on Keith Kinkaid . #37 G. 6' 2", 195 lbs. Montreal Canadiens . BornJul 4, 1989 in Farmingville, New York. Age30.

Keith Kinkaid got his first taste of what it’s like to play for the Canadiens at the Bell Centre during Sunday afternoon’s Not long after signing with the Canadiens on July 1, Kinkaid came to Montreal to find a place to live and get Canadiens get backup goalie Keith Kinkaid on free-agent market.

Kinkaid was signed to a one year contract this summer. If he gets assigned to Laval, the Canadiens will save $1.075 million on the salary cap. The team will remain responsible for $675,000.

This likely means that Charlie Lindgren will get recalled unless another move is coming. It remains to be seen what this means for Michael McNiven, who is currently assigned to the Jacksonville Icemen of the ECHL.

There are teams looking for goaltending help, and given the lack of goaltenders on waivers, it is possible Kinkaid gets claimed.

Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin, Paul Byron to miss multiple weeks after surgeries .
The Montreal Canadiens will be without two key forwards for multiple weeks, the team announced Monday. The post Pirates announce Ben Cherington as general manager appeared first on Drouin will have surgery on his wrist Monday while Paul Byron will have knee surgery Tuesday. Both players were injured in Friday’s win over the Washington Capitals and didn’t play in Saturday’s loss to the New Jersey Devils.

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