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Canadiens Daily: Standouts At Canadiens Camp, Caufield Snipes



Cole Caufield

Kirby Dach showed why the Montreal Canadiens traded for him with an excellent performance on Day 2.

Cole Caufield looks to be in mid-season form.

Jordan Harris stood out and showed that he is very much in the running for a coveted roster spot.

That, and more in the MHN Canadiens Daily:

Montreal Canadiens

With Kaiden Guhle and Arber Xhekaj standing out on the backend on Day 1 of scrimmages, Jordan Harris decided to get in on the fun on Day 2.

Kirby Dach and Kaiden Guhle stole the show on Day 2 of Montreal Canadiens training camp, but some other notable names grabbed management’s attention too

Montreal Canadiens prospects Owen Beck and Arber Xhekaj made the most of their chances at camp, while others have failed to impress so far.

Cole Caufield looks prime and ready for a stellar season as he picks the corners in scrimmages.

Canada Hockey Now

VAN: Brock Boeser has set himself a tall task this year by declaring that he’d be potting 30 goals for the Vancouver Canucks this season. Can he do it?

CAL: Noah Hanifin and the Boston Bruins may forever be connected in NHL trade rumours, but, while the storyline of a glorious Hanifin return to Beantown might be grand over in Boston, it likely wouldn’t play the same on the Rocky Mountain range.

National Hockey Now

NYI: For New York Islanders forward Oliver Wahlstrom, the 2021-22 season was a tough one, but after a strong offseason, Oliver Wahlstrom is focused on going out there and letting his work speak for itself.

BOS: Boston Bruins‘ top prospect Fabian Lysell is soaking up his training camp experience being paired up with captain Patrice Bergeron.

PGH: In every training camp, there is a surprise or a player who makes one wonder if someone new could upset the established balance and the team’s best-laid plans and that’s what Drake Caggiula seems to be doing at Pittsburgh Penguins camp.

PHI: With or without Sean Couturier in the lineup, new Philadelphia Flyers coach John Tortorella says he needs more out of Kevin Hayes.

WSH: “Everybody loves him” is the first thing that Darcy Kuemper had to say about his new Washington Capitals goalie partner Charlie Lindgren, and that’s exactly what he’s bringing to the table: the role of the team guy.

FLA: After two days of training camp, the Florida Panthers are still very much getting adjusted to the Paul Maurice era.

DET: Detroit Red Wings coach Derek Lalonde appreciates the unique skillset that winger Jakub Vrana brings to the ice, but he needs to do more.

COL: Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar  stated that Gabriel Landeskog is dealing with a lower-body injury and that he may unlikely to start the regular season on time.

VGK: Sportsnet insider Elliotte Friedman speculated if Hague’s delayed extension has anything to do with the Vegas Golden Knights making a bigger move.

SJS: James Reimer was on the block this summer, but the San Jose Sharks had a high price for the affable veteran; needless to say he’s thrilled that another team didn’t meet the price.

DAL: Dallas Stars‘ top centre Tyler Seguin is confident that he can return to his former self now that he’s 100% healthy.