The best defensive forwards. Of course we know that players like Foerster or Foligno has not a chance to win this trophy among voters, but we don’t care. We have selected the 10 best defensive forwards of the first half of the season in our opinion. pic.twitter.com/k2JIOsNQqi
– Andy & Rono (@ARHockeyStats) January 23, 2024
Last Saturday night, Elliotte Friedman told Sportsnet that the Habs weren’t interested in trading Arber Xhekaj.
First, Mathias Brunet has the feeling that he’d be worth a lot of money, and Jean-Charles Lajoie has just added to that. He doubts that Xhekaj is part of the team’s medium- to long-term plans.
– TVA Sports (@TVASports) January 23, 2024
JiC wonders if he’ll fit in since there’s a lot of talent on the left side of the defense.
And in his TVA Sports piece, the host wrote that his player profile is clearly not the favorite of Montreal’s upper management. It’s not for nothing that he was traded to the Rocket last November.
So don’t be surprised to see Xhekaj involved in a trade between now and the upcoming draft in June. – JiC
No, but that’s because we got Kirby Dach back. It all depends on the return, of course.
For now, the question of trading Xhekaj is not in the management equation. It remains to be seen whether this will change with an offer that can’t be refused…
– Nick Suzuki fifth.
– Roy directed Jonathan Marchessault with the Remparts.
WATCH Patrick Roy pays tribute to Jonathan Marchessault https://t.co/aDyo073mGx
– TVA Sports (@TVASports) January 24, 2024
– I understand.