Would the Montreal Canadiens ever trade the first overall pick at the 2022 NHL Draft?
Canadiens great Larry Robinson will not be a candidate for the team’s assistant coach job.
That, more Montreal Canadiens news, NHL trade rumors and reaction from the now-concluded Stanley Cup Final in the MHN Canadiens Daily:
With just over a week to go until the NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens will be well-represented by some recent draft picks in the 2022 Memorial Cup Final tonight in Saint John New Brunswick.
TSN Insider Bob McKenzie may have ranked Juraj Slafkovsky above Shane Wright in his final 2022 NHL Draft Rankings but even he acknowledged the Montreal Canadiens could still likely take Wright with the first pick overall.
Larry Robinson is done coaching hockey but he told the Montreal Gazette recently that he would love to become a coaching consultant for Montreal Canadiens head coach Martin St. Louis.
Get read for some fireworks in the first round of the NHL Draft as plenty around the league expect there to be some movement up and down the top 10.
In case you missed it, here’s the latest Montreal Hockey Now Podcast featuring NHL Draft Insider Craig Button:
National Hockey Now
NYI: Will the New York Islanders draft prospect Conor Geekie at pick No. 13 at the NHL Draft?
PGH: The Pittsburgh Penguins are hoping to add some blue chip prospects at the NHL Draft and then add them to their Development Camp roster.
PHI: The Philadelphia Flyers really need to make the right pick in the first round of the NHL Draft.
DET: Is Detroit Red Wings general manager Steve Yzerman a scary guy? Red Wings forward Oskar Sundqvist thinks so.
COL: The Stanley Cup parade for the Colorado Avalanche will take place in Denver on Thursday morning.
VGK: The Vegas Golden Knights made Sean Burke’s hire official and added two more to their coaching staff on Tuesday
SJS: Who will the San Jose Sharks draft in the first round?
Canada Hockey Now
VAN: Could the Vancouver Canucks try and sign new Stanley Cup champion and Colorado Avalanche defenceman Josh Manson?