That, more Montreal Canadiens and NHL news, as well as NHL trade rumours.
The Montreal Canadiens are going to have a difficult decision to make regarding where Filip Mesar plays next year.
Juraj Slafkovsky and Kaiden Guhle weren’t in uniform, so Filip Mesar and Owen Beck stole the show for the Montreal Canadiens against the New Jersey Devils
Jonathan Huberdeau has some pretty interesting comments regarding the rumours that linked him to the Montreal Canadiens this summer.
Canada Hockey Now
CGY: Newly acquired Calgary Flames defenceman MacKenzie Weegar already stoking the fire between the Flames and his former club, the Florida Panthers.
VAN: The Canucks-Flames tilt featured hungry prospects and organizational players looking to make an impression while figuring out how to play with mostly new teammates.
National Hockey Now
NYI: In an exclusive interview, New York Islanders prospect Isaiah George took us through the draft, his return home, what he focused on this offseason as well as his thoughts on the first two days of development camp.
BOS: Following his first appearance at Boston Bruins captain’s practice on Friday, Bruins winger David Pastrnak squashed any doubt that he wants to sign a contract extension with the Bruins and remain in Black and Gold past this upcoming season.
PGH: Samuel Poulin’s scoring touch convinced the Pittsburgh Penguins to spend a first-round draft choice on him three years ago, but if he makes it to the NHL anytime soon, it just might be his defensive work that gets him there.
WSH: Washington Capitals netminder Darcy Kuemper is out west in Las Vegas for the NHL Player Media Tour, and on Friday, he got to show off his soccer skills.
PHI: Right winger Tyson Foerster scored 39 seconds into overtime, lifting the Philadelphia Flyers past the New York Rangers, 2-1, in a rookie game Friday
DET: Swedish hockey pundits are projecting big things again from Detroit Red Wings prospects such as Marco Kasper and William Wallinder, and to a lesser extent, Liam Dower Nilsson and Theodor Niederbach.
VGK: Three players that impressed in the Vegas Golden Knights‘ first prospect game at the 2022 Rookie Faceoff.
SJS: The San Jose Sharks announced today that they had reached a settlement with Evander Kane, in regards to the team’s termination of Kane’s Sharks contract last January.