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Canadiens Wrap-Up: Pezzetta’s Celly, Habs Prospects Turn Pro



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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.


  • With each passing day, the Montreal Canadiens grow closer to securing a top pick in the 2023 NHL Draft. [2023 NHL Draft]
  • NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman mentioned that he’s 95% sure that Pierre Luc Dubois ends up in Montreal, and that the Winnipeg Jets and Canadiens have held talks on potentially speeding up that process this summer. [Pierre-Luc Dubois]
  • All nine Montreal Canadiens prospects currently playing in the Canadian Hockey League will be participating in the 2023 playoffs. Here’s who to watch for: [Canadiens Prospects]
  • Mike Pezzetta had the most hilarious shootout celebration in Montreal Canadiens history, as the Habs edged out the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in dramatic fashion. [Mike Pezzetta]



  • The Montreal Canadiens will need to negotiate an extension with the emerging Rafaël Harvey-Pinard this summer, and this is what it could look like. [Rafaël Harvey-Pinard]
  • Check out where all your favourite Habs prospects finished & the many highlights produced during their exciting seasons [Canadiens Prospects]
  • The Canadiens got some big help on their path to secure an advantageous position in the upcoming NHL Draft Lottery. [NHL Draft Lottery Odds]


  • Exciting prospect Lane Hutson was snubbed from the Hobey Baker Top 3 finalists, despite outscoring one of the finalists who happens to be a forward and only finished third in scoring on his forward line. [Hutson Snubbed From Hobey Baker Top 3]
  • Sean Farrell did not waste any time making an impact at the Bell Centre. The exciting prospect scored during his very first shift on home ice. [Gotta See It: Farrell Scores]
  • The Montreal Canadiens have a difficult stretch of games to close out the season, and that may be good news for their Draft Lottery outlook. [Canadiens Strength Of Schedule]
  • The Laval Rocket are still in the playoff hunt, but the road to qualifying for the Calder Cup playoffs won’t be an easy one. [Laval Rocket Engaged In Tight Playoff Race]


  • Exciting forward Rafael Harvey-Pinard is in need of a new contract, and that may be happening sooner than later. Harvey-Pinard signed with Quartexx, Kent Hughes’ former agency. He will be represented by Vincent Lecavalier’s brother, Phillipe Lecavalier. [Harvey-Pinard Joins New Agency Ahead Of Contract]
  • Check out the most recent edition of the Habs Mailbag, featuring a lot of poutine talk, 2023 Draft predictions, prospect queries, and much more. [Habs Mailbag: Caufield & RHP Contracts]
  • Jake Evans and Brendan Gallagher have a lot left to play for this season. The two are fighting for their long-term job security in the organization. And now that they’re been placed on the same line by head coach Martin St-Louis, good things are happening. [Newly Formed Duo May Lead To Great Line]
  • Prospect Jakub Dobes followed Sean Farrell’s lead and signed his entry-level contract with the Canadiens, putting an end to his NCAA career. [Jakub Dobes Signs Entry-Level Contract]
  • Plenty of Canadiens prospects are in action in the Canadian Hockey League this weekend. Here’s the schedule of games involving a Canadiens player. [Canadiens Playoff Update: Weekend Schedule]


  • With the signing of Jakub Dobes and the emergence of Samuel Montembeault, the Montreal Canadiens have some flexibility to overhaul their goaltending structure this summer. [Canadiens Goaltending Overhaul]
  • Montreal Canadiens prospect Emil Heineman has hit the ground running in North America, playing a vital part in the Laval Rocket’s playoff push. [Emil Heineman Impresses]
  • The Montreal Canadiens announced that captain Nick Suzuki was diagnosed with an issue they’re yet to encounter this year. [Nick Suzuki Health Update]

The Season So Far

If you’d like to go back and comb over some of the biggest news so far this season, here’s a list of each weekly Wrap-Up so far:

March 26th – Habs Up Draft Lottery Odds, Farrell Watch

Mar 19th – Habs Youth Movement, NHL Draft Lottery

Mar 12th – Habs Prospect Rankings, 2023 NHL Draft

Mar 6th – Habs Trade Analysis, NHL Draft Lottery

Feb 26th – Habs Trade Proposals, NHL Trade Rumours

Feb 19th – Habs Trade Outlook, 2023 Draft Targets

Feb 12th – Habs Likely Trade Chips, Prospects Thriving

Feb 5th – Habs To-Do List, NHL Trade Rumours

Jan 29th – Habs Prospects Take Over, NHL Trade Talk

Jan 22nd – 2023 Draft Plans, NHL Trade Chatter

Jan 15th – Trade Deadline Targets, NHL Trade Rumours

Jan 8th – 2023 Draft Odds, Habs Prospects Traded

Jan 1st – Big 2023 Draft Lottery Odds, 2019 Re-Draft

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