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

Habs News

  • The Montreal Canadiens have announced that they will once again take part in the prospect tournament hosted by the Buffalo Sabres. We don’t know exactly which Canadiens prospects will take part, but we do know that the 2023 Prospect Challenge will run from September 15 to September 18. [Canadiens To Participate In 2023 Prospect Challenge In Buffalo]
  • Habs forward Cole Caufield has been busy this summer. From working out to having fun at the F1 weekend in Montreal, the sniper has been making headlines wherever he goes. He was with a group of Bauer-sponsored athletes on Tuesday.

National Hockey Now Network

  • Could another salary cap space-clearing trade be coming for the Boston Bruins soon? [Boston Bruins]
  • Since the Pittsburgh Penguins won the 2009 Stanley Cup, only two defensemen have added more size to the Penguins’ blue-line corps than newly signed Ryan Graves. [Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • Hockey coaches like to say that if you give them a player who can skate like the wind they can teach him the rest of the game. The Detroit Red Wings may have had that kind of thinking in mind when they chose German Kevin Bicker with the 147th pick in the 2023 NHL draft. [Detroit Red Wings]
  • The Avalanche announced they had signed Colton to a 4-year contract, locking up the 26-year-old until 2027 and avoiding arbitration. It is confirmed to be a $16 million deal, with a yearly cap hit of $4 million. [Colorado Avalanche]
  • Earlier in the offseason, Philadelphia Flyers forward Travis Konecny was the subject of trade rumours. The Hockey Writers website suggested yesterday that the Ottawa Senators should take a run at trading for Konecny.[Philadelphia Flyers]
  • Win the Stanley Cup and go for a ride on a 175-foot yacht in Miami. Sound nice? That is exactly what Ivan Barbashev did on Sunday. [Vegas Golden Knights]