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Canadiens Daily: NHL Draft; Lehkonen; Makar vs Orr Debate



Montreal Canadiens

Who else will the Montreal Canadiens draft after they select first overall at the 2022 NHL Entry Draft?

Will Cale Makar end up being better than hall of famer Bobby Orr?

That, more Montreal Canadiens news, NHL trade rumors and reaction from the now-concluded Stanley Cup Final in the MHN Canadiens Daily:

Montreal Canadiens

Former Montreal Canadiens winger Artturi Lehkonen had a heartfelt message to his former Canadiens teammates after winning the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche.

Will the Montreal Canadiens try to move up and get two top 10 picks at the 2022 NHL Draft?



Could former Boston Bruins center Marc Savard be fit on the Montreal Canadiens coaching staff?

Former Montreal Canadiens assistant coach Luke Richardson was officially named head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday.

National Hockey Now

BOS: The Boston Bruins are officially all in on Don Sweeney as their general manager again.

NYI: New York Islanders prospect William Dufour is a finalist for the CHL David Branch Award, which is given to the most outstanding player across the Canadian Hockey League.

PGH: How badly has dealing high draft picks leading into the NHL Trade Deadline hurt the Pittsburgh Penguins?

PHI: The Philadelphia Flyers can learn some valuable lessons from the Colorado Avalanche, the new Stanley Cup Champions.

WSH: A hearty welcome to the National Hockey Now family for new Washington Hockey Now writer Mackane Vogel.

FLA: Congrats to former Florida Panthers goalie and current Panthers special advisor to the general manager Roberto Luongo who was named as a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee on Monday.

DET: Could Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman turn to two former hires he made as GM of the Tampa Bay Lightning as candidates for the Red Wings’ open head coaching job?

COL: I’m on record already for this, and I’ll say it again here, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar will end up surpassing Bobby Orr as the greatest defenseman ever.

VGK: Will there be a goalie controversy for the Vegas Golden Knights heading into the 2022-23 regular season?

SJS: If the San Jose Sharks end up getting Evander Kane back in their lineup, will they turn around and trade him to the Edmonton Oilers?

Canada Hockey Now

VAN: Congrats to Vancouver Canucks greats, Daniel and Henrik Sedin, who were named as inductees into the hockey hall of fame on Monday.

MTL: If you’re up for some great NHL Draft talk, TSN draft guru Craig Button joined Marco D’Amico and me on the latest Montreal Hockey Now Podcast.


The Colorado Avalanche are a prime example of the new era of NHL hockey.

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