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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Draft Chat

Bergevin and Timmins on the upcoming draft, the Habs look back on Caufield’s year with the team, McDavid diagnosed with COVID, and more in today’s links

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2017 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Despite draft day’s arrival, the trade market for first round picks has been surprisingly quiet. [Sportsnet]
  • Notes from Timmins and Bergevin’s Monday presser. [Canadiens]
  • Looking back at Cole Caufield’s first year and a bit in the Canadiens’ organization. [Canadiens]
  • The time for Montreal to strike is here, even if there is no market for their pick. [The Athletic]
  • On the eve of what will be a weird draft, looking back on drafts that were weird for other reasons. [The Athletic]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Connor McDavid has been diagnosed with COVID-19, and is in self-isolation, Edmonton announces. [Yahoo Sports | Sportsnet]
  • Kevyn Adams reiterates that the Sabres are not looking to trade Jack Eichel. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Kyle Dubas says the Leafs need to be harder to play against. [TSN]
  • He also emphasized that he expects Frederik Andersen to be on the team next season. [Sportsnet]
  • The Leafs sign Jason Spezza. [CBC | The Athletic]
  • The Oilers are hoping to keep Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. [TSN]
  • Devan Dubnyk and Ryan Donato will be suiting up for the San Jose Sharks next season after they were traded for a couple of picks. [NBC Sports]
  • Jim Rutherford has been making moves, but he’s still not done. [The Athletic]