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Sunday Habs Headlines: Boldly going into the NHL Trade Deadline

In today’s links, maximizing the return from the trade deadline, stories from Owen Beck’s debut, how goalies maintain old gear, and how a new goalie had his NHL dream come true.

Edmonton Oilers v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Some bold moves the Canadiens could make at the trade deadline. [The Hockey Writers]
  • If you’re listening for the Bottom Six Minutes podcast, Matt is posting some of those on a personal site for the moment. [Matt Drake’s Substack]
  • If you missed the news, Owen Beck was reassigned to the Peterborough Petes after last night’s game. [EOTP]
  • How Beck’s family reacted to the news of his recall. [La Presse]
  • While most of the attention was on Beck, Sean Farrell was having a good day of his own []
  • Learn a bit more about Kirby Dach, courtesy of his former teammate, Alex DeBrincat. []
  • Goalies are very particular about their gear. How Jake Allen, Carey Price, and other NHL netminders have dealt with their items of choice being discontinued by a manufacturer. []

Around the league and elsewhere

  • A wave of teenage phenoms, including Connor Bedard, are set to take the international sporting world by storm. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The New York Rangers decided not to wear their rainbow-themed jerseys and stick tape for their pride event, which was news to the NYC Price group that participated in the ceremonial puck drop. [Sportsnet]
  • The Edmonton Oilers signed Matt Berlin to an Amateur Tryout Contract yesterday to serve as their emergency backup goalie. With the game firmly in hand for the Oilers, they put him in the net for the final minutes. [Sportsnet]