The Montreal Canadiens aren’t done on the NHL trade market just yet because they need to shed some cap space.
That, Montreal Canadiens news, NHL trade and free agent rumours and more in the latest Canadiens Daily:
Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes already proved that they’re not concerned with what some may say is a lack of experience when they hired Martin St. Louis as the interim head coach and now head coach of the Montreal Canadiens. They’ve done that again with the hiring of former Canadiens defenceman Stephane Robidas as an assistant coach.
The Montreal Canadiens are in a cap crunch and before the 2022-23 regular season begins, they will likely use the NHL trade market to alleviate that. Will it be Christian Dvorak? Mike Hoffman?
How will the NHL entry-level contract rules affect the way the Montreal Canadiens handle Juraj Slafkovsky this coming season?
National Hockey Now
BOS: Can someone please explain to me why the Boston Bruins are being linked to unrestricted free agent center Nazem Kadri?
NYI: Brian Wiseman’s tenure as a not New York Islanders assistant coach died hard and fast . John MacLean is now taking that job.
PGH: Much like the Canadiens, the Pittsburgh Penguins are likely about to unload some cap space on the NHL trade market.
PHI: The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Owen Tippett to a two-year deal that has an annual $1.5 million cap hit.
FLA: With Mackenzie Weegar traded to the Calgary Flames last week, who will fill his role for the Florida Panthers?
DET: The Buffalo Sabres apparently tried to make a deal on the NHL Trade market with the Detroit Red Wings so they could draft Marco Kasper.
COL: Just how good was 2022 Conn Smythe winner Cale Makar during the Stanley Cup Playoffs?
VGK: What does the Vegas Golden Knights prospect pool look like these days?
SJS: The San Jose Sharks will retire No. 12 for Patrick Marleau this coming season.
Canada Hockey Now
CAL: A week after they made a blockbuster trade on the NHL trade market, what do the Calgary Flames look like?