Montreal, QC, Canada (4E Sports) – P.K. Subban stated that he wants to be a lifer with the Montreal Canadiens as his salary arbitration hearing with the team draws near.
The 25-year-old defenseman can only picture himself as a Hab as he told the “Breakfast Television.”
“Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and not just for a long time but hopefully for the rest of my career, and be a lifer there.”
Subban earned $3.75 million, with a $2.875 million salary-cap charge finishing a two-year deal.
The defenseman was at the RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal and answered negotiation queries.
He stated negotiations are going quietly and will remain that way until a deal is reached.
Subban was the fifth-highest scoring defenseman in the league after scoring 53 points in 82 games.
He also led the Canadiens with 14 points in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
In 284 games played in the NHL, Subban has 42 goals and 167 points.
Subban won the Norris Trophy in 2012-13 after a splendid showing, scoring 38 points in 42 games.
The Montreal Canadiens picked him 43rd overall in the 2007 NHL Draft.