F (OT)
1
2
    
Photo of Lane Hutson
Photo credit: RDS

Big Change: new announcement from the Canadiens about Lane Hutson

Published April 12, 2024 at 7:53 PM
BY

The Montreal Canadiens have just released a new official statement on Lane Hutson, just a few hours after his signing.

The small defenseman seems to have changed his mind about his number, and he will finally wear number 48!

For those who want to order a jersey of the young Hutson, you now know his official number!

The Canadiens announce that Lane Hutson will wear number 48





We love it! It's indeed becoming very concrete and we can't wait to see him in uniform!

"Lane Hutson will be the 6th player in Habs history to wear number 48.

Daigneault 1990-96
Groleau 1996-98
Guren 1999-2000
Wyman 2010
Brière 2014."

- Étienne Ferland

Hutson, 20 years old, 62nd overall pick in 2022 (second round), scored 49 points in 38 games this season at Boston University, including 15 goals.

Last season, he had amassed 48 points in 39 games at Boston University, including 15 goals.

It is of course a reminder that he finally signed his three-year NHL entry-level contract with the Montreal Canadiens today.

"The Canadiens agree on the terms of a three-season entry-level contract (2023-2024 to 2025-2026) with defenseman Lane Hutson."

- Montreal Canadiens

He will join the team in Detroit.


POLL
April 12   |   590 answers
Big Change: new announcement from the Canadiens about Lane Hutson

What are your expectations for Lane Hutson?

He is going to be a star player25242.7 %
He is going to be a good player28448.1 %
He is going to be a decent player498.3 %
He will never be an NHL player50.8 %
LIST OF POLL
Latest 10 stories