After a trip to Finland to spy on players in the World Hockey League, Kent Hughes heads to the NHL Probability Assessment Camp in Buffalo for an entry draft.
It’s in the traditional framework sum The Montreal Canadiens General Manager will speak to the media via video conference this afternoon.
Watch his press conference here at 12:30 p.m. as part of the webcast.
Habs CEO will speak about a month from today since the year-end results for CH, who missed the playoffs after an unexpected run into last summer’s Stanley Cup Final.
Meanwhile, Laval Rocket is in the Spring Championship and this week is in the MLS Eastern Conference Final.
With a 22-49-11 record, worst in the ring in 2021-2022, Bleu-blanc-rouge won the draft lottery and will decide in front of his supporters, at Bell Center, indicating that he will set his sights on center Shane Wright on the evening of July 7.
Hughes currently has 13 picks – including two in the first round – in the trunk, and Hughes could also surprise by orchestrating one or more deals to improve his club. The former Beaconsfield agent has already hinted that he would ideally like to have young, fast and attacking players ready to join the squad.
What about the free agent period in the week after the draft?
There is also the issue of coach Martin St. Louis, who does not have an agreement yet for next season. must continue…