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ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE FLYERS: a trade with Kent Hughes and the Montreal Canadiens officially becomes a possibility?

Published February 29, 2024 at 12:01
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The Philadelphia Flyers are possibly THE surprise of the season in the National Hockey League, currently positioned for the playoffs.

And be sure that John Tortorella will push for his team to buy.

However, here's an additional reason for them to make a move, especially on defense.

Flyers Announcement: two defensemen injured long term!




Defenders Jamie Drysdale and Rasmus Ristolainen will indeed be out for a while, suffering from upper body injuries.

Daniel Brière will therefore clearly need to acquire a defensemen.

Will he turn to Kent Hughes and the Montreal Canadiens? We have some reasons to believe so.

1- According to reliable sources, Brière indeed called Hughes a few weeks ago to acquire a defensemen (possibly Arber Xhekaj).

2- The Habs already have a surplus of young D's and are on track to add David Reinbacher, Lane Hutson, and Adam Engstrom to its lineup (yes, there will be congestion).

3- A certain Jordan Harris might be available in Montreal, and Daniel Brière knows him very well.



As Philadelphia needs reinforcements, don't be surprised if they call Hughes to conclude a trade and don't be surprised if Jordan Harris is involved.

This remains speculation, of course, but considering Philly's position and situation, it wouldn't be surprising if we hear rumors of a potential transaction between Daniel Brière and Kent Hughes.

They could help each other out, especially since the Habs could maybe get a young forward from the Flyers in return (or a draft pick).

To be followed and kept in mind!

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