The Canadiens have signed Cole Caufield to an eight-year contract extension worth $62.8 million ($7.85M AAV).
Caufield was limited to just 46 games during the 2022-23 season but set a career-best with 26 goals while adding 10 assists (36 points). The new deal makes Caufield the second-highest-paid skater in Montreal, behind Nick Suzuki ($7.875M AAV).
Source: Frank 06/5/23, 9:10 am EST
Caufield will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.
The Canadiens did not provide a detailed update on Caufield, who was at practice on Friday. He'll undergo season-ending surgery in the near future and a more detailed timeline is expected to be released after the surgery. Caufield is a pending RFA this summer, who is due for a big raise.
Cole Caufield is day-to-day but should play Wednesday vs. Ottawa (upper-body).
Caufield left Monday's game vs. Calgary after just eight shifts and 8:05 TOI due to an upper-body injury but should return to the lineup Wednesday. The 21-year-old has been having a strong second full season, with 16 goals, 25 points, 96 SOG and a -3 plus/minus through 29 games so far this season.
Caufield left Monday's game with an upper-body injury and will not return.
Caufield cleared COVID-19 protocol and is expected to play on Tuesday.
Caufield missed seven games while in COVID-19 protocol but was on the ice for Monday's practice and is expected to play Tuesday vs. the Devils. Caufield skated in the bottom-6 in Monday's session and has not scored a goal in 12 games.
Source: John Lu 02/7/22, 8:26 pm EST
The Canadiens have added Cole Caufield to the COVID-19 protocol list.
Caufield and Joel Armia were added to the COVID-19 protocol list on Tuesday, so look for Michael Pezzetta and someone from the taxi squad to enter the lineup in Dallas.
The Canadiens have recalled Cole Caufield from Laval (AHL).
Caufield struggled with the Canadiens early in the season, failing to score a goal with one assist in 10 games. He went to Laval and picked up five points (2G / 3A) in six games. He should be plugged directly into the lineup Thursday vs. the Penguins.
The Canadiens have sent Cole Caufield to Laval (AHL).
Caufield was expected to have a breakout season after scoring four goals with one assist in 10 games last year. He went on to pick up 12 points (4G / 8A) in 20 playoff games but has had a disastrous start to 2021-22. Caufield has just one assist and 22 shots in 10 games, so he'll head to the AHL to find some confidence.
Caufield (upper-body) is expected to miss one week.
Source: John Lu 09/27/21, 11:37 am EST
Caufield will make his postseason debut in Game 3.
Caufield was a healthy scratch in the first two games of the series but will replace Eric Staal (undisclosed) in the lineup on Monday. Caufield scored four goals with one assist (five points) in 10 games this year, including two goals in four games vs. Toronto.
Caufield will be a healthy scratch for Game 1 in Toronto.
Caufield will be a surprise scratch for Game 1 of the postseason, as the Canadiens go with a more veteran lineup. In addition to Caufield, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Alexander Romanov will both be scratched as well.
Caufield will make his NHL debut on Monday.
Source: Arpon Basu 04/26/21, 4:45 pm EST
The Canadiens signed Cole Caufield to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Caufield was the No.15 overall pick in 2019 and signs with Montreal after finishing his sophomore season at the University of Wisconsin. Caufield had an outstanding season, leading the NCAA in goals (30) and leading the Big Ten in points (52) in 31 games.