Many of the Montreal Canadiens’ rivals have been following them closely as of late.
Canadiens are now in a rather advantageous situation with salary cap.
Xhekaj’s fate with Matheson’s return.
That, Montreal Canadiens news and more in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:
The Canadiens have been confirmed to be involved on the NHL trade market, and many of their rivals have been following them closely as of late.
With Mike Matheson’s eventual return, not only will the Canadiens have new pairings, but they need to decide where Arber Xhekaj will play. Here are their options.
The Canadiens are now in a rather advantageous situation from a salary cap perspective, especially as it pertains to their flexibility on the trade market.
Canada Hockey Now
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National Hockey Now
NYI: Very rarely do you see a player making quality money spend time in the scratch house, but New York Islanders forward Josh Bailey found himself a healthy scratch for a second straight game.
BOS: Nobody could have imagined the Boston Bruins starting off so well and playing such dominant hockey right out of the starting gates this season.
PGH: It wasn’t pretty, but the Pittsburgh Penguins are happy with the result against the Minnesota Wild.
PHI: The Philadelphia Flyers had yet another key player suffer an injury, becoming one of the most concerning cases in the NHL.
WSH: On his latest “32 Thoughts” podcast, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman threw Bo Horvat’s name in connection with the Washington Capitals.
FLA: The Florida Panthers continue to find challenges in stringing along multiple wins at a time, flirting with a .500 record almost every game.
DET: Montreal Canadiens rookie Juraj Slafkovsky used the downtime during his two-game NHL suspension to make amends with Detroit Red Wings forward Matt Luff.
VGK: Current NHL Ironman and Vegas Golden Knights forward Phil Kessel was honoured before Thursday night’s game against the Arizona Coyotes.
SJS: Magic Johnson would be proud of this Erik Karlsson pass for the San Jose Sharks.
DAL: The Dallas Stars delivered some comforting news after Scott Wedgewood was carted off in their game against the Florida Panthers.