While most believe the Senators' package was an underwhelming return for a scorer of DeBrincat’s caliber, Ottawa general manager Pierre Dorion think his team actually made out quite well, all things considered
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For a second consecutive offseason, the Montreal Canadiens acquired a young RFA center with first-round pedigree who hadn’t found an opportunity to bust out with his original team. And for a second consecutive offseason, the Habs have signed that player to a four-year extension.
After months of speculation, Alex DeBrincat is finally a Detroit Red Wing. They needed an impactful goal-scorer, and they got one. But it was hard for the Ottawa Senators – who sent a handful of picks to Chicago to acquire DeBrincat 367 days prior – to get full value for DeBrincat.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, Connor Bedard, has been working out the team’s development camp since last weekend. He apparently isn’t too excited about one aspect of the Blackhawks’ tactics.
The NHL and KHL have previously operated with a memorandum of understanding between the two leagues, meaning one league can’t poach a signed player away from the other. The NHL suspended that agreement last year.
When the Canadiens were on the clock with the No. 5 overall pick in the draft last week in Nashville, many expected the choice to be Matvei Michkov — a projected top-line scorer and presumed future All-Star.