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Trade Officially Underway in Montreal: Top Insider Pierre LeBrun Has Confirmed That a Canadiens Goalie is Being Eyed by Their Rival Carolina Hurricanes

Published November 8, 2023 at 8:57
BY AARON
The Montreal Canadiens are in a very unique spot, as they have three goaltenders on their roster. The resolution to this is a trade, and their rival is interested.

Montreal Canadiens' Three-Goalie Situation Likely to be Resolved by the Carolina Hurricanes Following Scary Health Update to Frederik Andersen



Earlier this week, Hurricanes goaltender Frederik Andersen was sidelined with a scary blood-clotting issue. The contending Hurricanes first looked to Jaroslav Halak on a PTO to solve their goaltending issue, but it appears they have now shifted their focus to a trade.

Both the Montreal Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings have three goalies on their roster, but with the Canadiens reportedly more interested in trading a goalie it certainly sounds like that is where things are headed.


A Recent Rivalry Between the Canadiens and Hurricanes



The Canadiens and Hurricanes' rivalry has emerged over the past 5 years, after former Habs GM Marc Bergevin unsuccessfully offer-sheeted Sebastian Aho, and Canes GM Don Waddell successfully offer-sheeted 3rd overall pick Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

Per Pierre LeBrun, however, they may put their differences aside to make a deal:

LeBrun on Insider Trading: «Carolina keeping an eye on the 3 goalie situations in Detroit and Montreal among other places to see if maybe there is a trade fit»

Also mentions they've been talking to Halak, but no guarantee they sign him to a NHL contract.


Do you think there is a deal to be made here?
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