How some recent NHL news regarding the salary cap could help the Montreal Canadiens compete faster.
Where are the Canadiens expected to finish in the standings next season?
That, Montreal Canadiens news and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:
Recent news regarding the projected rise of the salary cap could coincide perfectly with the Montreal Canadiens’ return to competitiveness.
Some NHL analysts gave their views on where teams will finish in the Atlantic Division this upcoming season, and their predictions should be of interest to Montreal Canadiens fans.
Canada Hockey Now
CAL: Are the Calgary Flames interested in signing former Pittsburgh Penguins forward, Evan Rodriguez?
VAN: Legit Metropolitan Division teams that could be a fit for Vancouver Canucks forward JT Miller in an eventual trade.
National Hockey Now
NYI: NYI Hockey Now’s Stefen Rosner believes that now is the time for the New York Islanders to make a splash and acquire JT Miller.
PGH: Dave Molinari believes the Pittsburgh Penguins ‘pigeon’ logo is awful, but it’s not the worst logo in franchise history.
FLA: Florida Panthers forward Carter Verhaeghe is already a Stanley Cup champion, but, after Saturday, he can add Grand Marshal of a NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona to his resume.
DET: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s . . . the autograph of Detroit Red Wings 2021-22 rookie sensation Lucas Raymond?
PHI: The Philadelphia Flyers signed a pair of restricted free agents this week, and one could earn a roster spot as early as this fall.
WSH: Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is officially a married man. The 28-year-old is the third Capitals player to get married this offseason. Teammates Nicklas Backstrom and Dylan Strome also had weddings over the summer.
COL: Former Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri’s day with the Cup includes a first-ever visit to a mosque in his hometown of London, Ontario.
VGK: The Vegas Golden Knights will not only look different on the ice in terms of hopefully having a better season in 2022-23, but they will also look a bit different aesthetically.
SJS: The San Jose Sharks have made a lot of moves this summer, but industry consensus is that they still have a lot of holes. Can they fill any of them with what’s left on the unrestricted free agent market?