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Montreal Canadiens

New Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes will meet the Montreal media on Wednesday.

Was that 5-3 win over the Dallas Stars the best game of the season for the Montreal Canadiens thus far?

The Edmonton Oilers need to grow up on and off the ice.

That and more in the latest MHN Puck Links:

Montreal Canadiens

New Montreal Canadiens GM Kent Hughes, along with the executive vice president of hockey operations, Jeff Gorton, and owner Geoff Molson will meet the media at the Bell Centre on Wednesday. (Canadiens)

Who was that team dressed in Montreal Canadiens uniforms that beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Tuesday night? (MHN)

When all was said and done, Gorton got his man and hired Hughes as the 18th general manager of the storied franchise. (MHN)

As I tweeted this morning, we need to face the fact that Michael Pezzetta has earned a regular spot in the lineup for the Montreal Canadiens.

 

 

National Hockey Now

Veteran New York Islanders defenseman Zdeno Chara can still defend his teammates and spark his team. (NYI Hockey Now)

The losing streak is now at nine games for the Philadelphia Flyers. (Philly Hockey Now)

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov is a dirty player. Period. End of Story.

 

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That’s why he was scheduled to have a nice phone call with the NHL Department of Player Safety. (Washington Hockey Now)

Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand clapped back at Carolina Hurricanes center Vincent Trocheck in a classic and analytical fashion. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)

Speaking of the Bruins, they retired Willie O’Ree’s No. 22 prior to getting smoked 7-1 by the Carolina Hurricanes. (Boston Hockey Now)

The Florida Panthers came back down to earth in a blowout loss to the Calgary Flames Tuesday. (Florida Hockey Now)

In the end, Nazem Kadri was rightfully selected to the All-Star game. (Colorado Hockey Now)

Here’s an in-depth look at the 2022 NHL Draft class. (San Jose Hockey Now)

Will fans be allowed at the next three home games for the Vancouver Canucks? (Vancouver Hockey Now)

NHL

Yesterday I tweeted that Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl needs to grow up and I stand by it. However, I also agree that Jim Matheson was out of line. Just a bad situation.

 

 

The TSN Insiders take a deeper look into the mess that is the Oilers. (TSN)

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