2020-21 season to begin no earlier than Dec. 4 Details

Senators add Peca from Montreal

The Ottawa Senators have acquired forward Matthew Peca from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Aaron Luchuk and a seventh-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

Penguins trade for Barber, Varone

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forwards Riley Barber and Phil Varone from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forwards Joseph Blandisi and Jake Lucchini.

Evans’s NHL debut was a family affair

Jake Evans’s parents and brother were able to book last-minute flights from three different cities in order to watch him play first game with the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday.