The formation of a brand new line for the Montreal Canadiens

Montreal Canadiens

MONTREAL, QC – FEBRUARY 5: Montreal Canadiens Nate Thompson Dale Weise (Picture by Francois Lacasse/NHLI through Getty Photos)

The Montreal Canadiens have been very energetic on each the commerce entrance and call-up sheet as they proceed to tweak the roster forward of the playoffs.

Monday was a very good day to be on Twitter should you observe the Montreal Canadiens intently as though there wasn’t a sport, there was loads of motion.

It began with Kenny Agostino being claimed by the New Jersey Devils. The Habs wanted to make room on the fourth line for a returning Andrew Shaw, and with Agostino getting a seat within the press field for the final couple of shifts, he was the probably possibility. It’s the top of a optimistic period because the 26-year-old lastly bought a protracted look within the NHL for the primary time in his profession. He modified his sport to focus extra on physicality and power to match what Claude Julien would need in a fourth liner, and it went properly in the intervening time.

Nevertheless, the Montreal Canadiens felt that they wanted to enhance in that space and that was it for Agostino. It gained’t be the top for him within the NHL although as he was claimed by his hometown workforce New Jersey Devils.

The Devils are on the exact opposite facet of what they hoped to perform this season, and a variety of that involves the harm to Taylor Hall. They’re nonetheless tinkering with personnel of their lineup, and it’s probably Agostino slides in.

New Jersey might discover a completely different use for him than Montreal did, however Agostino’s confirmed he can change his model to accommodate a system. Maybe it’s in his hometown the place his offensive capabilities are lastly dropped at the NHL, and in that case, that’s nice. Agostino was signed to a one-year contract so longevity throughout the group wouldn’t have been probably.