Scouting the Canadiens and Hurricanes
David Pagnotta: Scouts noted to participate in last night’s Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes video game consist of the Calgary Flames, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals and the Winnipeg Jets.
The Oilers didn’t have a trade exercised however had the ability to clear space for Kailer Yamamoto
Daniel Nugent-Hopkins: As of last night the Edmonton Oilers didn’t have a trade exercised so they will be benching Dylan Holloway and Vincent Desharnais (both are waiver exempt) so that they have actually triggered Kailer Yamamoto from the IR.
The Blues have some defensemen that may intrigue groups
TSN: Darren Dreger keeps in mind that the St. Louis Blues have actually currently moved Vladimir Tarasenko, forwards Ryan O’Reilly and Ivan Barbashev are getting interest and they might think about moving a defenseman.
“It is possible when you take a look at the list here, you’re taking a look at a list of men that all have long-lasting agreements. We emphasize Colton Parayko, not even if he’s an ideal shot , however mostly due to the fact that of (7 X $6.5M) and likewise due to the fact that he’s drawing the most interest amongst those defencemen.
It’s an excellent group: Justin Faulk, Torey Krug, Leddy. All of those have no trade stipulations, so it is a bit complex, however it’s likewise extremely possible St. Louis moves a defenceman.”
A quieter due date for the Montreal Canadiens
TSN: Pierre LeBrun states the Montreal Canadiens were active in 2015 however up until now this year they’ve been peaceful, partially due to 2 of their leading trade prospects in Joel Edmundson and Sean Monahan having actually been hurt.
Teams are worried about the length of time Monahan’s been out and Edmundson’s been handling back problems. There is interest and with a year left, they don’t need to trade Edmundson.
“Then there’s Evgenii Dadonov and Jonathan Drouin. The reality is there still isn’t a lot of interest, if at all, in Jonathan Drouin. Dadonov is a little different – starting to hear some teams maybe say, ‘Hey, if we don’t get the top players on our list, maybe we’ll come back and call you closer to .’ Dadonov has played a lot better of late.”