The Montreal Canadiens were active on the NHL trade market last week and appear ready to be again in the coming weeks heading into the NHL Entry Draft.
That, Stanley Cup Playoffs news and more in your MHN Canadiens Daily:
So why did the Montreal Canadiens wait longer than expected to move Shea Weber on the NHL trade market? My MHN partner-in-scribe, Marco D’Amico explained.
Speaking of trades that have been bantered about in NHL trade rumours since last January, could the Montreal Canadiens be closing in on a Jeff Petry trade?
Marco and I had the pleasure of talking some Montreal Canadiens, NHL Draft and NHL trade rumours with longtime NHL analyst and draft guru Pierre McGuire on the latest edition of the Montreal Hockey Now Podcast.
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