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Canadiens Wrap: Pens Scouting Habs, NHL Trade Rumours



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The Pittsburgh Penguins are scouting the Montreal Canadiens ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline. Who are they targeting?

Will Arizona Coyotes defenceman Jakub Chychrun be off the NHL trade market after Monday?

That and all the latest NHL trade rumours in the latest MHN Canadiens Wrap:

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With NHL defenceman dropping like flies with injuries the past few days, the demand on the NHL trade market for a rugged two-way defenseman like Montreal Canadiens rearguard Ben Chiarot has risen again. Could he end up with the Pittsburgh Penguins? 

What does the return of defenceman Joel Edmundson mean for the Habs ahead of the trade deadline?

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BOS: Did the Boston Bruins and a plethora of NHL teams see one of their top NHL trade targets, Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakub Chychrun, fall off the NHL trade market during their 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night at TD Garden?



NYI: Our man on the Island, Stefen Rosner, takes a look at what’s changed around the New York Islanders lately and why they’re playing better these days.

Pittsburgh: Could the native son of North Easton, MA and Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman John Marino be headed north to La Belle Province or to the northwest and VAN City before the NHL Trade Deadline?

Philly: With Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog headed for knee surgery Monday, the price for Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux on the NHL trade market just got higher.

Washington: The Marc-Andre Fleury to the Washington Capitals NH trade rumour just won’t die. Sportsnet Insider Elliotte Friedman added fuel to the fire Saturday night.

Florida: Jonathan Huberdeau is the best helper the Florida Panthers have ever had as he now holds the team’s all-time assist record.

Detroit: The Detroit Red Wings once again are benefiting from an infusion of Swedish hockey talent into their NHL team and their organizational depth chart.

Colorado: The Fleury to the Colorado Avalanche trade rumours won’t die either.

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Hall of fame puck scribe Larry Brooks brings it once again in his weekly Slap Shots column and suggests that the New York Rangers may be just as, if not worse, up the middle in the coming years than the Bruins.

Finally, with only four days until St. Patrick’s Day and seven until Parade day in two of my favorite places, Holyoke and Montreal, it’s  for your Irish track of the day. This actually came on my Chieftains Pandora channel as I was writing this Wrap and it immediately made me think of those loved ones being separated by the war in Ukraine. Won’t lie, it got dusty in here.



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