The Montreal Canadiens have turned up the heat on trade talks, most notably with the Washington Capitals.
The Canadiens putting Evgenii Dadonov on IR is just buying them time.
Jaromir Jagr offered an entertaining response to “salute”.
That, more Montreal Canadiens, NHL news, and NHL trade rumours in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:
The Canadiens were forced to put Evgeni Dadonov on injured reserve in order to get back down to 23 players, but that’s just delaying the inevitable.
The imminent return of Montreal Canadiens defenceman Joel Edmundson will force the Canadiens to have to make a trade or waive a veteran soon.
The Montreal Canadiens are active on the trade market, chatting with many teams around the league, most notably the Washington Capitals, looking to unload one of their many veterans.
Canada Hockey Now
CGY: According to a report this week, the Calgary Flames are exploring whether to offer Milan Lucic an extension.
National Hockey Now
NYI: New York Islanders netminder Ilya Sorokin has taken tremendous strides on and off the ice since joining New York back in 2020.
BOS: In the absence of Charlie McAvoy, defenceman Hampus Lindholm has been the Boston Bruins‘ MVP.
PGH: Former Pittsburgh Penguins star winger Jaromir Jagr got word of current Penguins winger Jason Zucker’s homage to Jagr’s signature goal celebration and offered an entertaining response Thursday on Twitter.
PHI: The Philadelphia Flyers’ odds are shrinking to be in the hunt for Connor Bedard — or any of the other 2023 draft prospects regarded as generational players.
WSH: With injuries piling up, the Washington Capitals announced a number of moves on Wednesday, but none will be cracking the lineup. Here’s why.
FLA: Gus Forsling has come a long way since getting claimed off waivers by the Florida Panthers.
DET: Robby Fabbri said Thursday that his rehabilitation from knee surgery is on schedule for a return to the Detroit Red Wings lineup after New Year’s Day.
VGK: The Vegas Golden Knights and Lil Jon have teamed in new commercial together.
SJS: Can San Jose Sharks head coach David Quinn put the Sharks together before general manager Mike Grier breaks them apart?
DAL: Miro Heiskanen once again proving his the most valuable skater for the Dallas Stars.