Bergevin Has Already Improved the Habs But How Much Better Will They Be?

Crazy times. This is an unusual time of year to have this much excitement around the NHL but here we are. The NHL Draft is upon us and with it, all of the trade rumours. Teams have been working hard to determine their plan of action for this short off-season as some need to clear cap space and others are waiting for them with anticipation. Since the implementation of the hard salary cap in 2005, the days surrounding the NHL Draft has been one of the busiest times for trades. And we don’t anticipate this year to be any different. From now until October 9th, the opening of the Free Agents’ market, it should be a wild ride.

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Teams Without a 1st Round Pick: 16th Overall Available?

It’s upon us. Finally, the NHL Draft will be taking place four months later than normal. But it’s happening! The wait for these young men will be over soon enough. No, it won’t be held at the Bell Centre as it was supposed to happen. It will rather be online, through video conferencing with special phone lines dedicated for it, and some to the 31 General Managers wanting to talk to their homologues about potential trades. So it’s not from the podium, but through a computer screen that Gary Bettman will be saying the much anticipated phrase: “We have a trade to announce…”

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