Canadiens owner Geoff Molson reportedly overruled Montreal GM Marc Bergevin to get P.K. Subban signed to a long-term deal.
The arbitration process didn't discourage P.K. Subban from wanting to sign a long-term contract with the Montreal Canadiens.
With a new contract in tow, P.K. Subban becomes the third-highest paid player in the NHL with an average annual salary of $9 million.
Bob McKenzie is reporting that P.K. Subban's new contract with the Canadiens will pay him $72 million over the eight-year duration of the deal.
P.K. Subban and the Montreal Canadiens have reportedly come to terms on an 8-year contract.
P.K. Subban's agent and the Montreal Canadiens don't plan on engaging in any more long-term contract talks before the arbitrators ruling.
The Montreal Canadiens and P.K. Subban didn't avoid an arbitration hearing.
P.K. Subban's agent said there hasn't been any progress made towards a deal that would allow his client and Montreal to avoid arbitration.
P.K. Subban's agent is still confident that he can reach a deal with the Montreal Canadiens before his client's arbitration deadline.
P.K. Subban has asked an arbitrator to provide him with a $8.5 million annual salary.
Defenseman P.K. Subban says he would like to sign with the Montreal Canadiens long term as his arbitration hearing approaches.
P.K. Subban's arbitration hearing is scheduled for August 1.
P.K. Subban has filed for salary arbitration.
With no deal imminent between the Canadiens and P.K. Subban, look for the Habs' defenseman to request salary arbitration before Saturday's 5:00 pm deadline.