Jordan Harris’ Decision Might Entice A Deadline Trade

It was a big news if you’re the Montreal Canadiens or their fans. One of their top prospects, Northeastern University standout defenseman Jordan Harris, informed the team that he was going to be playing his last year of College. He will be playing his fourth season, instead of turning professional. It is a surprise as Harris was dominant at the NCAA level this past season with a production of 19 points in 19 games. Top prospects often chose to turn pro after their third year. The risk for the Canadiens is now that Harris could chose to not sign with them and become a UFA by August 15, 2022. With such a high quality prospect, will the Habs gamble on him signing with them or will they be tempted to get something in return in a trade? That’s the million dollar question… figuratively and literally speaking.

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Bergevin Keeping His Cards Close To His Chest For Trade Deadline

The Montreal Canadiens have played their 28th game in Winnipeg, a 4-2 win over the Jets. This game was not only Carey Price‘s 700th career regular season’s game, but it represented the Habs’ halfway point in this compressed season of 56 games. With his team in fourth place in the North Division trailing the same Jets by only three points, Marc Bergevin had his mid-season press conference today and answered questions from the media. Montreal has a record of 13-8-7 for 33 points so far.

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