Thursday was a busy day for hockey in Minnesota, with the Flyers making the biggest noise. But the Canadiens also made a move, securing defenceman Andrei Markov with a new three-year contract.
Markov will meet the Montreal media at noon on Friday, so we will have more on him later.
Here’s a look at some of the other news and commentary from Thursday:
Daily Hab-it: High risk, high reward
La Presse’ Marc-Antoine Godin writes about the Markov deal and the future of Benoit Pouliot with the Canadiens.
Holmgren shakes up Flyers: Globe and Mail
NHL rumour mill going crazy: Duhatschek
And for the draft Friday night, here’s the official order via NHL.com