Francis Bouillon D MON 4 Months

Francis Bouillon is eligible for unrestricted free agency on July 1.

The 38-year-old defenseman said he isn't ready to retire yet, so he'll probably be looking for employment elsewhere in a couple of months. Bouillon skated in 52 games with the Canadiens during the regular season and he appeared in nine playoff matches.

Francis Bouillon D MON 4 Months

Francis Bouillon found the back of the net during Montreal's 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Rangers in Game 4.

He was appearing in his first contest since Game 2 against Boston. The goal was his second of the postseason and it could keep him in the lineup for Game 5 on Tuesday night. Bouillon finished the match with 12:23 of ice time.

Francis Bouillon D MON 4 Months

As some anticipated, it looks like Francis Bouillon will replace Nathan Beaulieu in the Montreal Canadiens' lineup against the New York Rangers in Game 4 on Sunday.

This isn't a move that should have been fantasy implications, although Bouillon enters a series where the Rangers have dominated many stretches. He'll need to be up to speed right away.

Francis Bouillon D MON 4 Months

Francis Bouillon might be in the lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final on Sunday.

He practiced with Mike Weaver Saturday, which could mean that Nathan Beaulieu will take a seat in the press box. Bouillon hasn't played since Game 2 of the opening round versus Boston.

Francis Bouillon D MON 4 Months

Francis Bouillon was a healthy scratch for the Canadiens again in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final.

He hasn't played since Game 2 against Boston, as Montreal went with Doug Murray for a little instead before switching to youngster Nathan Beaulieu recently. Bouillon has one goal and a plus-4 rating in six playoff appearances.

Francis Bouillon D MON 5 Months

Francis Bouillon found the back of the net in Thursday's double overtime victory over Boston.

The Canadiens took a 1-0 lead in the series even though it wasn't Bouillon's tally that held up as the game winner. He scored at the 12:09 mark of the third period, but the Bruins fought back to tie the game in the final two minutes of regulation. The undersized, tenacious blueliner has five hits, five blocks and a plus-6 rating in five playoff contests.

Francis Bouillon D MON 5 Months

Francis Bouillon enjoyed the rare experience of scoring a goal for the Canadiens in a 3-2 overtime loss to Chicago Wednesday night.

Bouillon is not exactly known for his goal-scoring prowess, as this tally was just his second of the campaign. In his career he has notched just 32 markers despite having suited up for 775 career games. Dale Weise also scored a goal for Montreal in the defeat.

Francis Bouillon D MON 6 Months

Francis Bouillon is slated to return from the press box on Wednesday night.

He hasn't played since Feb. 8 when he played against Carolina. In 38 games this season, Bouillon has four assists, 54 hits and 56 blocks.

Francis Bouillon D MON 7 Months

Francis Bouillon will suit up for Montreal on Saturday night.

He has been a healthy scratch for the team's past eight games and the Canadiens will dress seven defensemen against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Francis Bouillon D MON 10 Months

Francis Bouillon will return to the Canadiens' lineup Sarturday night against Pittsburgh.

He was a healthy scratch Friday night as the Habs have seven NHL caliber defencemen with the return to action of Alexei Emelin. No word on who will be scratched Saturday to allow Bouillon to suit up.