Habs Roster Shuffle, World Juniors, Waivers

With Joel Armia and Joel Edmundson nearing a return, a lineup shuffle is inevitable for the Montreal Canadiens.

Canadiens will be well-represented at 2023 World Juniors.

A lack of secondary scoring from their veterans is hindering the Canadiens.

That, more Montreal Canadiens, NHL news, and NHL trade rumours in the latest MHN Canadiens Daily:

Montreal Canadiens

With Joel Armia and Joel Edmundson nearing a return, a lineup shuffle is inevitable for the Canadiens. Thankfully, Martin St-Louis confirmed he’s keeping a close eye on his players’ underlying numbers.

An early projection of the rosters for the upcoming 2023 World Junior Championships shows that the Canadiens will be well-represented this time around.

The Montreal Canadiens continue to struggle due to a lack of secondary scoring from their veterans, leading to a 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Canada Hockey Now

CGY: When Calgary Flames head coach Darryl Sutter spoke this summer about teams needing an elite defenceman to win the Stanley Cup, he wasn’t kidding.

National Hockey Now

NYI: New York Islanders head coach Lane Lambert has changed up his lines often to try to spark his team.

BOS: Boston Bruins head coach Jim Montgomery, new to the Hub scene after being named bench boss for the B’s this summer, wants to get in on the action with the other three teams, including meeting their coaches and management.

PGH: The Pittsburgh Penguins were exposed by the Edmonton Oilers. Here’s what they need to fix.

PHI: As if the Philadelphia Flyers didn’t have enough key players sidelined, they announced Tuesday that left winger James van Riemsdyk will need hand surgery

WSH: The Washington Capitals have seen the power play heat up over the last few games, and for captain Alex Ovechkin, he’s seeing everything clicking.

FLA: The good news for the Florida Panthers is that they are off to a respectable 4-1-1 start to their season and are doing so without much production from their power play and from two of their top two scorers.

DET: The Detroit Red Wings are the only NHL team that hasn’t lost a game in regulation this season and coach Derek Lalonde isn’t about to alter a goalie strategy that is working well.

VGK: Tonight Vegas Golden Knights Phil Kessel will complete his transformation into Tony Stark and become the NHL’s new ironman.

SJS: For one period, the supposedly lottery-bound San Jose Sharks were better than a Stanley Cup contender. Much better, in fact.

DAL: Things are going from bad to worse for Dallas Stars forward Denis Gurianov.

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