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Canadiens Daily: Hughes Working Phones, Xhekaj’s KO



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Montreal Canadiens GM Kent Hughes has been actively working the phones in the last week.

The Canadiens’ prospects impressed in a big way in their final game at the Prospect Challenge

Arber Xhekaj delivers a KO punch in a fight during game with Senators prospects.

That, and more in the MHN Canadiens Daily:

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Several Montreal Canadiens prospects made a statement in their final game of the Prospect Challenge.

Canadiens’ defensive prospect Arber Xhekaj KOs Ottawa Senators prospect Zachary Massicotte during a fight.

GM Kent Hughes has been actively working the phones in the last week, and a well-placed source has indicated that it’s just a matter of time before things start to move.

Canada Hockey Now

VAN: Surrey native and Vancouver Canucks prospect Arshdeep Bains impressed during Game 2 against the Winnipeg Jets prospects.

CAL: ‘I Don’t Give Deals’ — New Calgary Flames star Nazem Kadri’s exit from the Colorado Avalanche’s player group chat.

National Hockey Now

NYI: The New York Islanders announced that 13-year NHL veteran Johnny Boychuk, who has been on the ice with prospects all week,now has an official job with the organization.

BOS: Can Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy have another Norris-worthy season when he returns in December?

PGH: Undrafted goaltender Tyler Gauthier has had a long, twisting road that has led him to the Pittsburgh Penguins‘ rookie camp.

PHI: In classic Broad Street fashion, the Philadelphia Flyers’ last rookie practice included a fighting clinic

WSH: At Washington Capitals rookie camp, Haakon Hanelt, Vincent Iorio and Hendrix Lapierre are nearly inseparable; being dubbed “three peas in a pod”.

FLA: Tag Bertuzzi, son of former Florida Panthers forward Todd Bertuzzi, looking to make a name for himself in South Florida.

DET: Detroit Red Wings prospect William Wallinder has been appearing on the scoresheet early in this SHL season.

COL: Newly signed Colorado Avalanche forward Evan Rodrigues believes the Avs “Just find of seemed like the perfect fit”.

VGK: Vegas Golden Knights defenceman Kaedan Korczak feels like his game is at a high level, compares it to Pietrangelo’s.

SJS: San Jose Sharks prospect Artemi Kniazev showing “more swagger” in his game at the Prospect Faceoff.

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