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Canadiens Wrap-Up: Kent Hughes Active, NHL Trade Rumours

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MONTREAL — There’s never a dull moment when it comes to the Montreal Canadiens, but many fans lead a very busy life, meaning it’s not always possible to keep up to date with every news story.

But don’t worry, we’re here to help!

Every Sunday we will recap the most exciting and relevant news stories that you may have missed throughout the week.

Monday

  • The Montreal Canadiens were transparent about their desire to want to move up at the 2022 NHL Draft and one of their targets has just been revealed.
  • Mike Matheson is approaching a return to play, which leads us to the question, who sits?
  • Here are some insane stats that show the growing impact of Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield
  • Montreal Canadiens prospect Owen Beck was blessed with many skills, but his most impressive strength is his intelligence.

Tuesday

  • Brendan Gallagher, Michael Pezzetta, and Owen Beck discuss the impact Martin St-Louis has made in the Canadiens’ organization
  • Mike Hoffman has seemingly found his scoring touch again and that is good news for the Canadiens, in more ways than one.
  • Jeff Gorton gave an update on where things stood with Cole Caufield extension talks and whether fans should worry.

Wednesday

  • From waiver claims to 8-year contract extensions, the Habs have several players on the books that are providing great value to the team.
  • The Canadiens have been a very exciting and surprising team to start the season, but they’re still missing a few key pieces for their rebuild.
  • The Canadiens had a roster crunch on their hands, but recent injury news has bought them some time; which is good news for Juraj Slafkovsky and Evgenii Dadonov:
  • This week’s edition of the Canadiens Prospect Power Rankings saw some significant movement. Most notably, Sean Farrell’s strong play continues to propel him up the list.
  • When Rem Pitlick was first waived, the idea was that he would eventually be the first call-up in case of injury, and that’s exactly what the Canadiens did.

Thursday

  • The surprising play of the Canadiens’ young defencemen is providing general manager Kent Hughes with extra leverage to take advantage of a chaotic trade market and broker a value deal.
  • Here are some of the craziest statistics that have emerged as the Canadiens continues to surpass all expectations.
  • NHL analyst Mike Johnson suggests they can fill that need via a blockbuster move with the San Jose Sharks.

Friday

  • 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.
  • Josh Anderson‘s resurgence with the Canadiens since returning from suspension makes life easier for both Martin St-Louis and Kent Hughes. Here’s why:
  • 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.

Saturday

  • A member of the Montreal Canadiens ownership team is reportedly among investors interested in purchasing the Ottawa Senators franchise.
  • The three likeliest candidates to receive a call-up from the Laval Rocket from the Canadiens.
  • Carey Price is making good on his promise of maintaining a presence around the team, as a recent Instagram story showed him out with the club’s young stars.

 

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