NHL News: Canadiens Re-Sign Andrei Markov

Andrei Markov and Carey PriceThe Montreal Canadiens have re-signed pending UFA defenseman Andrei Markov to a three-year contract extension.

The 35-year old Markov will get $17.25 million over the three-years, a $5.75 million salary cap. Markov was originally drafted by the Canadiens, 162nd overall in the sixth round of the 1998 draft.

Do you think this was a good deal for the Canadiens?

One Comment

  1. BloodenGuts

    June 24, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    It’s a good fit for the Habs. The young defensive core will benefit from Markov’s experience and he’s definitely good for another 3 years.