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Habs Daily: Konyushkov Given KHL Honor, Medical Team Changes



Montreal Canadiens Bogdan Konyushkov

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

Habs News

  • Montreal Canadiens prospect Bogdan Konyushkov continues to enjoy a great start to his KHL career. He was named the top defenceman in the KHL last week. His coach, Igor Larionov, continues to trust him in every situation, including special teams, which has led to a healthy dose of ice time for the 20-year-old defenceman. [Canadiens Prospect Bogdan Konyushkov Receives KHL Accolade
  • Even if the Habs have made several key changes in their medical personnel, it would be unreasonable to expect the injury issues to immediately disappear unless the players are honest about the pain levels they’re enduring.[New Medical Team Will Needs Help From Athletes To Succeed]
  • PWHL Montreal head coach Kori Cherie recently became the first woman to feature behind the Pittsburgh Penguins’ bench as a coach.


National Hockey Now Network

  • The Buffalo Sabres carefully considered who they brought in over the summer to upgrade their blueline after allowing 300 goals last season. [Buffalo Sabres]
  • Former Hab Mark Recchi was hired as an assistant coach for the Columbus Blue Jackets. [Philadelphia Flyers]
  • The NHL Playoff race is going to be stacked this season, and the Colorado Avalanche are already heavily favoured to not only qualify for the spring dance but also win the Stanley Cup. [Colorado Avalanche]
  • Longtime NHL goaltender Cory Schneider has officially announced his retirement. [New Jersey Devils]
  • A pair of players delivered their best for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Radim Zohorna was a standout in the first of the split-squad games, and Sam Poulin was the impact player in the second game. But it all may be for naught. [Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • Boston Bruins center Mathew Poitras is emerging as a legit candidate to break camp with the Bruins’ 2023-24 roster. [Boston Bruins]