Josh Anderson: A Sound And Calculated Risk

On day one of the NHL Draft, before the first pick was announced, Canadiens’ General Manager Marc Bergevin was already busy working at improving his team. As he has often done, he sent shockwaves in the hockey world by completing another substantial transaction, this time with the Columbus Blue Jackets. Bergevin sent packing newly appointed centre Max Domi to play for John Tortorella and added a third round pick to finally get his hands on that elusive power forward with size and grit for his top-6 in Josh Anderson.

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Either Or Both: Getting The Max to Phil a Need

Both are good players. One is (or can be) an offensive dynamo, the other is an excellent two-way player. Both were acquired through trade by Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin and both flourished in a Habs’ uniform. Both appear to have fallen behind youngsters Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi in the Canadiens’ depth chart at the centre position. Neither of them seems willing to play the wing and head coach Claude Julien sees them both as centremen. But neither of them is a fourth line centre and both want to have an offensive role on the team.

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