The Montreal Canadiens still need to move out some salary cap space on the NHL trade market.
That, Montreal Canadiens news, NHL trade and free agent rumours and more in the latest Canadiens Daily:
With the Montreal Canadiens still needing to move out salary cap space, don’t be surprised if a player like Mike Hoffman is moved out on the NHL trade market. Marco D’Amico looks at Hoffman and two other potential cap casualties for the Canadiens.
Could new Montreal Canadiens defenceman Mike Matheson emerge as the team’s No. 1 defenceman this coming season?
Kaiden Guhle had a terrific and well-documented 2021-22 season. What other Montreal Canadiens prospects took another step towards making the NHL this past year?
National Hockey Now
BOS: New Boston Bruins assistant coach John Gruden wasted no time when he found out the team that drafted him needed a new assistant coach.
NYI: A bunch of 2022-23 NHL reverse retro jerseys were leaked over the weekend and it appears that the New York Islanders will be using the old fisherman logo from the mid to late nineties.
PGH: Could the Pittsburgh Penguins use forward Kasperi Kapanen as a shorthanded specialist?
PHI: There could be at least ten new players in the Philadelphia Flyers lineup and general manager Chuck Fletcher still may not be done tweaking his roster on the NHL trade market and in NHL free agency.
WSH: Defenceman Michal Kempny is leaving the Washington Capitals for the Seattle Kraken after signing a new one-year, one-way contract worth $750,000 to join Seattle.
FLA: New Florida Panthers winger Matthew Tkachuk told Sportsnet that Panthers general manager Bill Zito ‘pushed like hell’ to acquire Tkachuk on the NHL trade market.
DET: New Detroit Red Wings winger Dominik Kubalik is hoping to find the magic that made him a 30-goal scorer for the Blackhawks as an NHL rookie in 2019-20.
COL: If the Colorado Avalanche can’t bring back centre Nazem Kadri, what about a reboot with former Avalanche centre Paul Stastny?
SJS: How will the San Jose Sharks apply the lessons to be learned from the Matthew Tkachuk trade with Timo Meier?
Canada Hockey Now
VAN: Will the Vancouver Canucks continue their dominance over their closest geographical rival, the Seattle Kraken?
CAL: Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving is sick and tired of the hate towards the city of Calgary.