It’s been a long season, filled with deceptions, injuries, COVID, people got fired, others got hired. After a trip to the Stanley Cup finals less than a year ago, few would have predicted that this season would be a pivotal season for the entire organization.
We go back to recap the season and look at what’s coming up next, including the NHL Draft and its importance, through the salary cap situation, the UFA market and what’s in store in the off-season.
Last but not least, we talk about the loss of a Legend…
NHL Trade deadline is like Christmas for hockey fans. In a cap world, where trades are more and more difficult to consume, when you see 15-25 trades the same day is an huge overload of excitement for fans of every team in the NHL. For fans whose team is in a playoffs’ position, they want to see how improved they will be. For fans of teams like the Canadiens, who have been all but eliminated a few months ago, they are itching to see what kind of changes they will be doing.
The Canadiens have completed three trades today:
Brett Kulak (50% retained)
William Lagesson ( D ) 2022 2nd round pick (cond’l – could be 2023) 2024 7th round pick