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Habs Daily: Caufield/Michkov, Farrell’s Growth, Trade Options



Montreal Canadiens forward Cole Caufield

All the latest Habs news, recent Montreal Canadiens stories, as well as information from around the National Hockey League.

Habs News

  • One of the main reasons Cole Caufield fell to the Montreal Canadiens during the 2019 Draft was the long list of questions regarding his potential. Many of the same questions are now being asked about Matvei Michkov. [A Look Back At Caufield’s Draft, Michkov Parallels]
  • Habs prospect Sean Farrell was not the most hyped player entering the season, but he ended the year as one of the most impressive young Canadiens players thanks to his impressive growth. [Prospect Review: Farrell’s Growth]
  • Former Canadiens defenceman P.K. Subban was busy during the F1 weekend in Montreal. You’ll note he’s hanging out with Pierre-Luc Dubois and Cole Caufield in the fourth picture.

National Hockey Now Network

  • After missing the end of his previous two regular seasons due to injuries to his left leg and right knee, Aaron Ekblad was able to finish this one out with the Florida Panthers. But it did not come without some pain. And, it looks like it is going to cost him the start of the next season with the Panthers. [Florida Panthers]
  • The NHL Draft is just over one week away, but the NHL trade chatter is still adding names, not yet zeroing in on teams that would be a great fit or can pay the asking price. Take a closer look at some of the possible trade options.[Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • San Jose Sharks coach David Quinn found himself stuck between a rock and a hard place deciding between goalies James Reimer and Kaapo Kahkonen this season. [San Jose Sharks]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights Stanley Cup celebrations will give way this week to the realities of repeating. The Golden Knights have a few million in salary cap space pending the status of Robin Lehner and 20 players under contract for next season. [Vegas Golden Knights]
  • A closer look at possible draft target Dalibor Dvorsky. [Detroit Red Wings]
  • We talked recently about how the Colorado Avalanche could move a defenseman for forward help, but what if they wanted to actually go out and add a defenseman via trade? [Colorado Avalanche]
  • John LeClair is in the news. He was hired by the Flyers for a front-office job last week. Take a look back at his time on the dominant Legion of Doom line. [Philadelphia Flyers]