Praise For Slafkovsky, Trade Talk, Waiver Target
Montreal Canadiens rookie Juraj Slafkovsky has started receiving some high praise from Marian Gaborik.
Catch up on anything you missed this week with the Canadiens Weekly Wrap-Up.
Trade chatter across the NHL.
That, more Montreal Canadiens, NHL news, and NHL trade rumours in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:
The Montreal Canadiens are still looking for a right-shot defenceman, and a previously identified target could be available via waivers in the near future.
Canadiens Weekly Wrap-Up, including Xhekaj’s big fight, Slafkovsky’s encouraging progress, Canadiens trade chatter, Caufield’s impressive scoring rate, and much more:
Prospect Watch: Owen Beck ties a franchise record, Filip Mesar gets off to a great start in the OHL, Jakub Dobes continues to impress, and many more prospect updates.
Canada Hockey Now
CGY: Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames aren’t doing things the easy way. But a bend-but-don’t break attitude is ensuring the most important statistic of all.
National Hockey Now
NYI: The New York Islanders‘ backend has been heavily active on the rush and in the offensive zone, which has helped them create way more offence.
BOS: Nick Foligno is now looking like the guy the Boston Bruins thought they were getting last season.
PGH: The Pittsburgh Penguins did not give Danton Heinen a qualifying offer last July, and, with the way he’s playing, he might not have to worry about it next summer.
PHI: Philadelphia Flyers coach John Tortorella strongly hinted the other day that, with the addition of Lukas Sedlak, someone would be demoted to the AHL.
WSH: The Washington Capitals have scratched rookie Connor McMichael five times in six games, will he be heading to Hershey soon?
FLA: Eric Staal’s road to joining the Florida Panthers was not the easiest one but his patience paid off.
DET: The Detroit Red Wings are clear about what area of their game needs significant improvement.
VGK: Vegas Golden Knights head coach Bruce Cassidy lamented the lack of puck management, a facet that will need to be improved moving forward.
SJS: Is Marc-Edouard Vlasic really to blame for the San Jose Shark‘s loss to the New Jersey Devils? Hold on a minute.
DAL:The ageless Joe Pavelski scored his first regular-season hat trick with the Dallas Stars, en route to a 5-2 against the Montreal Canadiens.