Montreal News and Notes
- The Canadiens stocked up on centermen during the draft with seven out of 11 playing up the middle. [Canadiens.com]
- Members of the Canadiens’ 2018 NHL Draft class celebrated their selection on social media. [Canadiens.com]
- Now that the Canadiens have Jesperi Kotkaniemi in their grasp, what are his contract options? [EOTP]
- What a way to celebrate your birthday!
- Did you know...
If Max Pacioretty is in fact going to the Sharks, it really comes full circle. Pick Habs got (with Josh Gorges) in exchange for Craig Rivet many years ago was used to draft Pacioretty.— Eric Engels (@EricEngels) June 23, 2018
- Hopefully Max Domi has as good an attitude on the ice as he does off.
Around the league and elsewhere
- Highlighting some notable winners and losers coming out of 2018 Draft weekend. [Sportsnet]
- The Edmonton Oilers made the most out of their first three picks and came out on the winning side of the draft. [Edmonton Journal]
- The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to be among those selected to woo John Tavares during the interview period this week. [TSN]
- A ranking of the top 15 potential unrestricted free agents. [USA Today]
- The Vancouver Canucks acquired Tanner Kero from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Michael Chaput. [NHL]
- Sean Durzi says follow your dreams. He may be on to something...