As tempting as it may be, the Montreal Canadiens do not need to and should not bring Kris Letang home.
Could New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev become the starting goalie for the Montreal Canadiens next season?
That, NHL trade and free agency rumours, and all your Stanley Cup Playoffs news in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:
Should the Montreal Canadiens avoid the media and fan pressure to sign hometown star Kris Letang if he becomes an unrestricted free agent?
If Carey Price doesn’t return and play for the Montreal Canadiens next season, who could replace him as the No. 1 or 1A goalie for the Habs?
What should be the most important goal to achieve for Montreal Canadiens general manager Kent Hughes this offseason?
National Hockey Now
BOS: If the Boston Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron decides to retire, could Jonathan Toews serve as a (EXPENSIVE!) stop gap at center until the Bruins figure out a longer term solution?
NYI: Is now-former New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz about take over the bench for his hometown Winnipeg Jets?
Pitt: Potential unrestricted free agent Evgeni Malkin wants to stay with the Pittsburgh Penguins but the potential unrestricted free agent won’t be lowballed.
Wash: It’s becoming painfully clear that Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom’s career is up in the air due to his nagging hip injury.
FLA: The Florida Panthers laid an absolute dud in a 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series.
COL: The Colorado Avalanche overcame a strong performance from Jordan Binnington and beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 in overtime of Game 1.
Vegas: Vegas Golden Knights winger Mark Stone is set to have offseason back surgery after spending plenty of time on long-term injure reserve this past season.
SJS: The San Jose Sharks are going to interview another original Sharks player, Ray Whitney, to replace original Shark Doug Wilson who stepped down last month as Sharks general manager.
Canada Hockey Now
Calgary: Even if you’re not a Calgary Flames or Edmonton Oilers fan, if you’re not psyched for the Battle of Alberta series, are you really an NHL fan?
The Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t making any changes at the top. What’s the definition of insanity again?
Should NHL teams be forced to reveal player injuries and lineups if they’re partnering with betting sites?