Kotkaniemi a Cane as Canadiens decline to match

September 4, 2021

A week after Carolina caused a social media stir by signing Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a one-year, $6.1 million offer sheet, Montreal declined to match, meaning the Canadiens will receive draft picks and the Hurricanes will receive the 21-year-old forward.A week after Carolina caused a social media stir by signing Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a one-year, $6.1 million offer sheet, Montreal declined to match, meaning the Canadiens will receive draft picks and the Hurricanes will receive the 21-year-old forward.Read More