The Montreal Canadiens would soon announce a transaction that was concluded during the draft, reports our informant Renaud Lavoie.
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After a hectic repechage, the work of the general manager of the CH, Kent Hughes, has only just begun. Canadians are currently exceeding the salary cap and must trade contracts to comply.
This is among other things why the organization did not submit a qualifying offer to young striker Rem Pitlick, who could have obtained a salary too high for the taste of the leaders thanks to his arbitration rights.
Rumors continue to swirl about defenseman Jeff Petry. The Athletic reporter Pierre Lebrun linked him Tuesday morning to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Several teams are currently feeling the urgency to free up space on their payroll as the free agent market opens on Wednesday, July 13.