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Canadiens Wrap-Up: Caufield Extension, NHL CBA Loophole



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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.

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


  • The Montreal Canadiens want to move to the next phase of their rebuild, but to get there, some players will have to take their game to new heights next season.[Canadiens With The Most To Prove Next Season]
  • Samuel Montembeault has had a staggering development curve over the last year, which will make the next few months very interesting. [Samuel Montembeault Extension]



  • The Montreal Canadiens will likely be using a special loophole in the NHL’s CBA to retain the rights of one of their goaltending prospects. [Canadiens Use CBA Loophole]
  • The Canadiens new-look development team is in for their first big test next season. [Canadiens Developmental Challenge]
  • Canadiens prospect Owen Beck’s season is not over! Beck & the Petes rose to the challenge to beat the previously undefeated Remparts at the Memorial Cup [Owen Beck At Memorial Cup]


  • There’s been much discussion regarding the Canadiens’ early first-round pick at the 2023 Draft. And while there is certainly some talent available throughout the first round, drafting off the board brings significant risk. [Canadiens Must Hit Home Run At Draft]
  • Habs prospect Jared Davidson had one of his best games of the year against the Kamloops Blazers at the Memorial Cup. The feisty forward led the way as the Seattle Thunderbirds secured a spot in the semifinal. [Davidson Shines At Memorial Cup]
  • The Montreal Canadiens will have until July 1st to decide whether they want to offer Tony Sund, the player they acquired at the deadline, a contract. [Canadiens Have Decision To Make]



  • The biggest priority for the Montreal Canadiens this summer is signing Cole Caufield to an extension, and it appears they may be closing in on a deal.[Cole Caufield Extension]
  • It was a do-or-die situation for Montreal Canadiens prospects Jared Davidson and Owen Beck at the Memorial Cup. And while it’s certainly true Beck and the Peterborough Petes have provided a significant amount of excitement and drama to the tournament, they finally ran out of magic tricks while facing Davidson and the Seattle Thunderbirds, arguably the best team in the CHL throughout the entirety of the season. [Canadiens Prospects At Memorial Cup]
  • The latest prospect decisions from the Montreal Canadiens have left the club thin in the goaltending department, something they’re likely to rectify at the 2023 NHL Draft.[Canadiens Organizational Weakness]
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