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Habs Daily: Waiver Eligibility for Projected Lineups, Dach



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  • As we discuss the merits of having various Montreal Canadiens players in the lineup, we must keep in mind that certain players will have to go through waivers if they’re to be assigned to the AHL, whereas others will not. In total, 20 players who signed contracts for the upcoming season will be exempt from having to go through waivers. [How Waiver Eligibility Will Impact Canadiens Projected Lineups]
  • Habs forward Kirby Dach is busy soaking up the rays and enjoying lake life. Some of the better replies to his summer fun include “Dac Sur Le Lac”, and the suggestion that he’s just one trident away from being cast as Poseidon. Either way, he’s earned his time off.[R/Habs]

National Hockey Now Network

  • Former Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy and the Stanley Cup were in Milton, MA, then on to Cape Cod Thursday for Cassidy’s day with the cherished trophy. [Boston Bruins]
  • Tristan Jarry has been the Pittsburgh Penguins’ No. 1 goaltender for the past few years, but he entered this offseason facing a couple of major — and potentially career-altering — questions. [Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • Red Wings newcomers could’ve chosen virtually any NHL team and their choice was the Detroit Red Wings. Why? [Detroit Red Wings]
  • Take a look at six potential bargains to be found among the National Hockey League players still available in free agency. [Colorado Avalanche]
  • The Philadelphia Flyers were without a captain last season and still don’t have one. Last season, coach John Tortorella said he would not name a captain this season. [Philadelphia Flyers]
  • General manager Kelly McCrimmon has a strong core in place through the 2026-27 season to compete for more potential Stanley cups in Vegas. [Vegas Golden Knights]