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Canadiens Brunch: Price, Petry Updates; Michigan Exodus Begins



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What’s the latest on Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price and defenceman Jeff Petry?

Riley Kidney is another top prospect from the QMJHL coming soon for the Montreal Canadiens.

The mass exodus of University of Michigan players was fast and furious on Friday.

That and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Brunch:

Montreal Canadiens

Could Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price start Monday night against the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell Centre?

Speaking of Price, will the Montreal Canadiens trade him this offseason? François Gagnon of RDS joined my MHN partner-in-scribe and me in the latest MHN Podcast to discuss.



Marco had another great Q and A; this time with Montreal Canadiens prospect Riley Kidney.

National Hockey Now

BOS: Could the Boston Bruins use a playoff goalie rotation with Linus Ullmark and Jeremy Swayman?

NYI: Kyle Palmieri has had a rough season but on Friday night, he was the hero for the New York Islanders.

Pitt: The Pittsburgh Penguins can’t seem to beat the New York Rangers.

Philly: Could the Philadelphia Flyers have a national champion on their roster after Saturday night?

Colorado: Cale Makar scored the overtime winner and the Colorado Avalanche put another dent in the playoff chances for the Winnipeg Jets.

Vegas: Max Pacioretty will be a game-time decision for the Vegas Golden Knights Saturday when they play the Arizona Coyotes.

San Jose: The San Jose Sharks need Rudolfs Balcers to take the next step in his development.

Canada Hockey Now

Montreal: Carey Price is getting really close to making his first NHL start since last July in the Stanley Cup Final but the Montreal Canadiens aren’t about to rush him now.

Vancouver: The Vancouver Canucks signed goalie Spencer Martin to a two-year extension that carries a $762,500 cap hit.


The mass exodus of University of Michigan players turning pro after the Wolverines were eliminated from The Frozen Four Thursday began Friday and as expected the No.1 pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, Owen Power inked an entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres Friday.

Power’s teammate, Kent Johnson, signed his entry-level contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. Johnson was the fifth pick overall at the 2021 NHL Entry Draft.

Hart Trophy candidates Auston Matthews, Johnny Gaudreau and Jonathan Huberdeau are part of an offensive renaissance in the NHL.



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