Montreal Canadiens News and Notes
- The Canadiens are in some hot water from not only fans but also politicians and advocacy groups after selecting Logan Mailloux in the NHL Entry Draft. [CBC]
- Trevor Timmins defended the decision to claim Mailloux. [Journal de Montreal]
- As did the Habs organization.
Canadiens statement on selecting Logan Mailloux.https://t.co/g04PZd2sF8— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 24, 2021
- Mailloux knows he has a lot — a lot — to prove to show he deserves the chance he was given. [Sportsnet]
- Out of nine picks for the Draft, the Canadiens selected four players from the QMJHL. [Montreal Gazette]
- Six prospects selected by Montreal met with the media after the Draft on Saturday. [NHL]
Around the League and Elsewhere
- The winners and losers from a busy draft weekend. [Sportsnet]
- It’s expected to get pretty busy when free agency opens on Wednesday. [NHL]
- Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas is fine with getting nothing in return for Zach Hyman when he hits the open market on Wednesday. [TSN]
- After a disappointing six years with the Vancouver Canucks, Jake Virtanen has been placed on unconditional waivers for the purposes of a buyout. [Sportsnet]
- So... those Hughes brothers are something else, hey?