NHL: Now What? Drink Corona… Draft?

This Coronavirus epidemic has reached proportions that no one expected. The NHL, like every other professional sport, was going about its business as usual. The trade deadline had come and gone, and teams were gearing up for the playoffs or, like our beloved Montreal Canadiens, they were in the evaluation phase of their season, making plans for the next step(s) to take in the off-season. Scouts were all over the world looking for talent in preparation for the NHL Draft in June but have since been called back home, with most leagues having made the decision to shut down. Only the NHL and AHL have yet to announce the cancellation, or so it seems.

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Expansion Draft: A Fresh Approach by The Habs

What? The Sasquatch? No, there hasn’t been an announcement. It is simply something I have invented, including the logo so no panic here, you haven’t missed anything. But regardless of what they will be called, the Seattle NHL franchise is slowly preparing to make their debuts for the 2021-2022 season and it will all start the summer before they hit the ice, with the Expansion Draft. Seeing how well it went for Vegas a couple of years ago, General Manager Ron Francis is hoping to be able to duplicate what George McPhee was able to do back then.

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