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Martin St-Louis just confirmed the big rumor that was circulating

Published April 15, 2024 at 1:02 PM

In a press conference before the game against the Detroit Red Wings, Martin St-Louis talked about Lane Hutson, Cole Caufield, and Juraj Slafkovsky, among others.

Regarding the young Hutson, he confirmed the big rumor that had been circulating since last night.

Lane Hutson will play tonight and he will play with David Savard!

Martin St-Louis indeed confirmed the news we were all waiting for.

"Lane Hutson will make his NHL debut tonight in Detroit!"

- Montreal Canadiens

"Lane Hutson, 20 years old, will be paired with David Savard for his NHL debut tonight!"

- Priyanta Emrith

"Pairing him with David Savard is definitely the best thing to do for his debut, hats off to the coaches!"

- Marc-Olivier Beaudoin

We absolutely agree with this! What great news!

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Regarding Hutson, the head coach of the Montreal Canadiens added that he is a dynamic young defenseman who has a lot of "jump", is very agile with his feet as well as his hands, and is obviously extremely talented.

"We are going to give him a few games, and some playing time to let him get his feet wet, to see how we do things here... it's a good opportunity for him." - Martin St-Louis, on Lane Hutson

It looks promising! Let's go!

Hutson, 20 years old, 62nd overall pick in 2022 (second round), collected 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.

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Martin St-Louis just confirmed the big rumor that was circulating

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