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Canadiens Daily: Prospects Stand Out, Rising Cap Helps Habs?

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The Salary Cap is set to rise substantially over the next few years, and that would be perfect timing for the Montreal Canadiens.

Canadiens could be making a substantial number of roster cuts by week’s end?

The Montreal Canadiens prospects stood out and made an impact against the Toronto Maple Leafs

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

Montreal Canadiens

The Montreal Canadiens have had over 70 players at training camp this year, but those numbers are expected to drop considerably by week’s end.

The Salary Cap is set to rise far higher than most predicted in the next couple of years, and that would be perfect timing for Kent Hughes and the Montreal Canadiens.

These Habs prospects are in danger of being bumped down the depth chart if they don’t pick up their play during this preseason.

Filip Mesar and Emil Heineman stood out and made an impact against the Toronto Maple Leafs

Canada Hockey Now

CGY: There was a time this summer when some thought Calgary Flames winger Milan Lucic might be destined to re-join his former club.

VAN: Is Vancouver Canucks prospect Jack Rathbone ready to jump in the NHL full-time? Head coach Bruce Boudreau is leaning towards a yes.

National Hockey Now

NYI: After two preseason games in the books, here are the New York Islanders players that seem ready for NHL action.

BOS: If Boston Bruins fans were asked to describe the type of player that’s been missing for the team over the last couple of years, A.J. Greer would be that kind of player.

PGH: Josh Archibald is a blue-collar winger, one of quite a few in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ training camp.

PHI: Sean Couturier, the Philadelphia Flyers’ top-line center, will not need surgery, general manager Chuck Fletcher said Wednesday.

WSH: For Washington Capitals forward Dylan Strome, quick feet and fast decisions were vital at Wednesday’s morning skate, as he found himself in a new position on the power play.

FLA: When the Florida Panthers took the ice for practice last week at training camp, faint laughs and chirps could be heard throughout the rink.

DET: If the Detroit Red Wings don’t offer amateur tryout defenseman Jeremie Biakabutuka a contract, he will have an opportunity to play professional hockey.

VGK: The Vegas Golden Knights have made their first batch of training camp roster cuts Tuesday by re-assigning 20 players. The announcement was made by general manager Kelly McCrimmon.

SJS: It’s not a stretch to say that San Jose Sharks head coach David Quinn is thought to be one of the more handsome head coaches in the NHL, but he was floored when Derek Lalonde was ranked higher.

DAL: Stankoven family enjoying experience at first NHL training camp with the Dallas Stars.

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