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Montreal Canadiens prospect Owen Beck

With several openings on the blue line, the Montreal Canadiens will likely ice a defensive group full of potential, but lacking experience.

No other prospect has done a better job seizing their opportunity at training camp than Owen Beck.

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

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The Montreal Canadiens still want to make changes to their roster before the end of camp and waivers could be an interesting avenue for them.

There’s no stopping Owen Beck. The 18-year-old hasn’t just played well during training camp, he’s been the best Montreal Canadiens player.

With several openings on the blue line, the Habs will likely ice a defensive group full of potential, but lacking experience.

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CGY: One of the new faces of the Calgary Flames franchise showed off his skills on a number of occasions during the preseason matchup between Calgary and Vancouver.

VAN: New Vancouver Canucks forward Ilya Mikheyev had an unfortunate start to his Canucks debut, leaving the preseason game against the Calgary flames in the 2nd period with an injury.

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NYI: New York Islanders head coach Lane Lambert isn’t “married to anything right now” and is willing to let training camp dictate his roster decisions.

BOS: Boston Bruins defenseman Jakub Zboril is happy to have the endless bag skates and very solitary rehab experience of last season’s knee surgery behind him and is absolutely showing it on the ice.

PGH: The “developmental” roster got a good look at what the Pittsburgh Penguins want them to become when they faed an NHL-calibre roster in their preseason game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

PHI: This is starting to look like last season. The Philadelphia Flyers are again decimated by injuries — and the season hasn’t even started.

WSH: As Connor McMichael stands in the Washington Capitals dressing room, he looks like — and sounds like — a different player than he was just a few months back.

FLA: The Staal family was finishing up a round of golf at the famed Pebble Beach golf club when Marc’s phone rang. The Florida Panthers were calling.

DET: Training camp isn’t even a week old already, the injury list of the Detroit Red Wings is five deep.

VGK: It was delayed the length of a sitcom episode, but the Vegas Golden Knights started their preseason schedule Sunday evening in Denver with a loss to the Colorado Avalanche 3-1.

SJS: Timo Meier’s camp isn’t expecting a contract offer from the San Jose Sharks during the season according to his agent.

DAL: The talk surrounding the Dallas Stars for years has been about improving their mediocre offensive output, but have they done enough to address this very crucial need?

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