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Canadiens Daily: Monahan Trade Madness; NHL Market Settles Down



Montreal Canadiens trade proposals

After a crazy Thursday thanks to the Calgary Flames, the NHL trade and free agent markets were quiet Friday.

That, Montreal Canadiens news and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:

Montreal Canadiens

Remember that scene in ‘Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ when Charlie concocted a conspiracy theory?

That was my partner-in-scribe with MHN Marco D’Amico explaining the conditions on the first round pick the Montreal Canadiens acquired with Sean Monahan on the NHL trade market Thursday.

Speaking of, Sean Monahan is totally set for a physical and mental reset when he begins his Montreal Canadiens chapter of his career.

Canada Hockey Now

CAL: The Calgary Flames have been busy on the NHL trade and free agent markets and Nazem Kadri is poised to be their most effective acquisition.

VAN: Did the fireworks on the NHL trade and free agent markets Thursday get things going? Our man in VAN, Rob Simpson, takes a look at some steals that could be had on both markets for the Vancouver Canucks and every NHL team.

National Hockey Now

NYI: Lou Lamoriello is playing the Bill Belichick game and right now its backfiring on the New York Islanders.

PGH: So who will Mike Sullivan use in his top 6 forward group this season for the Pittsburgh Penguins?

PHI: In a recent poll by The Athletic to determine NHL management rankings, the Philadelphia Flyers finished dead last.

WSH: Could unrestricted free agent veteran forward Brett Connolly return to the Washington Capitals?

FLA: Here’s the Monahan trade conditions mentioned above from the Florida Panthers perspective.

DET: Are the Detroit Red Wings worth a 50-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup? Not likely but they cold make the postseason.

SJS: Do the San Jose Sharks have any chance of making an impact in the Pacific Division or, as expected, will they be sellers at the NHL Trade Deadline?


Kent Johnson and the Hockey Canada World Juniors team rolled on into the Gold Medal game Friday.