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Canadiens Wrap: Harris; Price Rumours; Caufield; Beagle The Dinosaur



Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens welcome another rookie to their blue line Saturday in Tampa Bay.

Carey Price trade speculation heats up again.

Congrats to Cole Caufield on being named NHL Rookie Of The Month for March.

Dinosaurs like Arizona Coyotes forward Jay Beagle need to evolve or go home

That and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Wrap:

Montreal Canadiens

Newly signed defenceman Jordan Harris is set to make his NHL debut for the Montreal Canadiens Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

More on Jordan Harris and what to expect from the rookie rearguard from his former Northeastern Hockey head coach Jerry Keefe and Northeastern AD Jim Madigan.

With Carey Price skating again as he attempts a comeback to play this season, the NHL trade speculation surrounding him is ramping up again.

Belated congrats to Montreal Canadiens rookie winger Cole Caufield on being named NHL Rookie Of The Month for March.

National Hockey Now

Philadelphia: Keith Yandle’s ironman streak is over at 989 games. The Milton, MA native was informed Saturday morning that he will be a healthy scratch when the Philadelphia Flyers host the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night. Congrats on one hell of a run Yands!

Washington: Anaheim Ducks forward Trevor Zegras scored another lacrosse-style goal against the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night but then was attacked by Coyotes and former Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle.

Here’s the goal:


Here’s Beagle going after Zegras and then beating down his Ducks teammate Troy Terry who came to Zegras’ defense.


Seriously Beagle? Time to not be such a dinosaur and accept that this is part of the game. Don’t take out the fact that you’re a borderline AHLer and play for the bleep-storm that is the Coyotes on the skill and the excitement that this league needs!

Detroit: In one month, the Detroit Red Wings have gone from having a chance to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs to having a chance to win the NHL Draft Lottery

BOS: Could the winningest goalie in Boston Bruins history be coaching Bruins rookie goalie Jeremy Swayman and other Bruins netminders in the near future? Tuukka Rask didn’t rule that possibility out recently and has offered Swayman help anytime he needs it.

NYI: New York Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov has found his game again and is streaking down the stretch run.

Pittsburgh: In honor of the late Jimmy Hayes, his brother and Philadelphia Flyers forward Kevin and former teammate and Pittsburgh Penguins forward Brian Boyle are raising funds for Rally for 11 charity, which gives proceeds to children in need at Saint Joseph School in Dorchester, MA where Jimmy and his 4 siblings attended school. The players are using the upcoming Penguins-Flyers game to raise awareness and funds with the following package. You can enter here.


Detroit: In one month, the Detroit Red Wings have gone from having a chance to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs to having a legit chance at winning the NHL Draft lottery.

Colorado: Old friends and commercial teammates Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby will square off in the ABC game of the week Saturday afternoon when the Colorado Avalanche host the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Vegas: Jack Eichel is starting to heat up for the Vegas Golden Knights.

Canada Hockey Now

Calgary: The Calgary Flames took out their frustrations over their recent play on each other at practice Friday but that’s a good thing writes Steve MacFarlane.

Vancouver: Our man in VAN wonders why so many think the Vancouver Canucks should trade Conor Garland?


Auston Matthews has hit the 50-goal plateau for the first time and it’s clear that he is the leading Hart Trophy candidate right now.

There’s been a string of NCAA signings over the past two weeks and plenty of these players could have immediate impacts.

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