The countdown to the opening of the July 1st free-agent market continues, the Canadiens have presented qualifying offers to seven players.
At this point, the Canadiens have the opportunity to match any offers made to seven of its players who are slated to become restricted free-agents on July 1st, if deals still haven’t been made with the team. The list of players includes Josh Gorges, Yannick Weber, Ryan White, Mathieu Carle, Kyle Klubertanz, Ryan Russell and Frédéric St-Denis.
The players will have up until July 15th to decide if they wish to accept the offer. The restricted free-agents that choose to decline the qualifying offer of their respective team can then opt for salary arbitration.