MONTREAL — There’s never a dull moment when it comes to the Montreal Canadiens, but it’s not always possible to keep up to date with every breaking news story.
Every Sunday we will recap the most exciting and relevant NHL news stories that you may have missed throughout the week.
- The Habs started the week by putting both Lias Andersson and Philippe Maillet on waivers with the purpose of assigning them to the Laval Rocket. [Canadiens Add Two More Players To Busy NHL Waiver Wire]
- The Montreal Canadiens have done a good job in clearing out significant salaries over the last few seasons, but their salary cap outlook is far from ideal. [Montreal Canadiens Looking To Make Best of LTIR Situation]
- Sean Monahan and Johnathan Kovacevic were among the Canadiens players who stood out in the comeback win against the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Canadiens Using Dach On Slafkovsky Line For Important Reasons]
- The NHL’s waiver wire was very busy last week. [Canadiens Players Clear, 29 Names Added to NHL Waiver List]
- Several Montreal Canadiens prospects are on the cusp of earning a job in the NHL. Seeing as the Habs are in the midst of a rebuild, this means prioritizing development over short-term success. General manager Kent Hughes will be using the training camp to evaluate the potential impact of the aforementioned players, not to mention, their NHL readiness. That includes players like Logan Mailloux. [Canadiens Prospect Logan Mailloux: A Tale Of Two Hockey Players]
- The Ottawa Senators decided to put two of their first-round picks on waivers last week.[Canadiens Waivers: Sokolov and 2018 First-Round Pick Available]
- The Canadiens assigned Mailloux to the AHL, which made the picture on defence much clearer in the NHL. [Canadiens Assign Mailloux, Defensive Group Becomes Clearer]
- Take a look at the potential 23-man opening-night roster for the Montreal Canadiens in 2023-24. [The Potential Montreal Canadiens Opening-Night 23-Man Roster]
- With the Montreal Canadiens preseason winding down, many decisions have been made, with just a few tough ones remaining. Dozens of Habs prospects put their best foot forward, hoping to show management the strides in their development, some leaving a great impression – others not so much. [Montreal Canadiens Decision Time – Camp Heroes And Zeros]
- Habs prospects Vinzenz Rohrer, Bogdan Konyushkov, and Adam Engstrom are enjoying a solid start to their seasons in Europe. [Canadiens Prospect Report: Rohrer, Reinbacher, and Engstrom]
- Speaking of prospects, phenom Lane Hutson is poised for a great season in the NCAA, again. [Montreal Canadiens Prospect Lane Hutson Poised For Big Year]
- The Montreal Canadiens will have a major challenge of navigating across the competitive Eastern Conference, and it won’t get easier for years to come. [How The Canadiens Can Ensure Their Future In The East]
- Sean Monahan, Nick Suzuki, Cole Caufield, Emil Heineman, Arber Xhekaj, and Juraj Slafkovsky were among the players who stood out during the Montreal Canadiens’ big comeback win against the Senators. [2019 Canadiens Xhekaj, Slafkovsky, Heineman & Suzuki Shine In Win]