August is upon us and the NHL trade and free agent rumour wire is still churning!
That, Montreal Canadiens news, NHL trade and free agent rumours and more in the latest Canadiens Daily:
The NHL trade rumours linking Winnipeg Jets centre Pierre-Luc Dubois aren’t going away and according to one NHL insider, it’s seemingly inevitable that he will be dealt to the Montreal Canadiens.
Former Montreal Canadiens P.K. Subban is still an unrestricted free agent but six years after being part of an NHL trade that sent shockwaves through the league, don’t expect the boisterous Subban to be back playing for the Canadiens next season.
Will Montreal Canadiens prospects Joshua Roy and Riley Kidney be playing at the continuation of the 2022 World Juniors?
New Montreal Canadiens winger Evgenii Dadonov cannot wait to play for Canadiens fans at the Bell Centre.
National Hockey Now
NYI: More and more, it appears that unrestricted free agent Nazem Kadri will be headed to Long Island to become a New York Islander soon.
PGH: What players will be x-factors for the Pittsburgh Penguins this coming season?
PHI: After signing big winger Owen Tippett to a two-year contract, the Philadelphia Flyers roster is starting to take shape but don’t be surprised if they free up some cap space on the NHL trade market still.
FLA: While they may also shed salary on the NHL trade market still, here’s an early look at the Florida Panthers.
DET: Could Steve Yzerman pull another sneak attack and land Nazem Kadri for the Detroit Red Wings?
COL: If Nazem Kadri doesn’t return to the Colorado Avalanche – and it seems he won’t – what about Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews taking his place?
SJS: A memorial was held for former San Jose Sharks scout and player Bryan Marchment who passed away earlier this month at the NHL Draft in Montreal.
Canada Hockey Now
CAL: According to his agent Allan Walsh, Jonathan Huberdeau was serious when he said he would be open to signing a long-term extension to stay with the Calgary Flames after this season.
VAN: Unfortunately, the Hockey Canada sexual assault scandals are casting a dark shadow over the continuation of the 2022 World Juniors.