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Contract Space Secured

Once Blair Betts was returned to Philadelphia for failing the Canadiens physical, it was clear the Flyers had to find a way to clear up a contract space.

They achieved that today, sending minor league forward Stefan Legein and a 6th round pick in 2012 to Los Angeles for future considerations.

The Hype Is Over

Game DayMontreal Canadiens Vs. Winnipeg JetsMTS Centre

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Ever since the National Hockey League announced the return of the Winnipeg Jets, all anyone who is a hockey fan has been waiting for is opening day.  If the return of Jets wasn’t enough, the league decided to bring in the most storied franchise as their first opponent:  the Montreal Canadiens.  The summer of logo and sweater unveilings, new coach hirings and player signings is over and now real life in Winnipeg begins.  The hype is over and now it’s time to drop the puck.

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Habs Pick Up Blair Betts Off Waivers

It's convenient that today is the day TCL launches its brand new Flyers team site. Apparently, Pierre Gauthier got the memo, and decided to pick Blair Betts off of waivers, according to RDS.

Okay, that makes no sense, and it was totally a cheap plug for our new site. Moving on...

Betts comes to the Canadiens after being cut by the Philadelphia Flyers out of training camp. Before you panic and wonder why the Habs need a Flyers castaway, keep in mind that Philadelphia is incredibly deep up front, and needed to make room for several youngsters, including the recently drafted Sean Couturier, who is slated to start the season with the NHL clu...