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JiC: sacrificing Xhekaj will be necessary to obtain Necas
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The more days go by, the more Martin Necas’s name surfaces in Montreal. He will be a restricted free agent on July 1, and several teams are already interested in his services. The Canadiens are one of them, and according to the latest information, Kent Hughes is very active at the moment.

All this leads us to the famous transaction proposals the general manager could make to the Hurricanes for his services.

Jean-Charles Lajoie has weighed in with his opinion on the matter. According to him, the price to pay will be none other than Arber Xhekaj and a draft pick. He thinks it could be the Habs’ second-round pick or the Jets’ first-round pick.

The host added that he would make the transaction despite his high regard for Xhekaj. He believes the price wouldn’t be that high, considering Necas’ offensive profile.

It’s a rather peculiar situation. Everyone knows that the Hurricanes don’t have the money to offer him a big contract, but they should receive a nice package to let him go.

Several teams will try to acquire the Czech player, raising the stakes.

With that in mind, I agree with Lajoie that the price for his services wouldn’t be that high. Necas has great potential and fits in very well with the Habs’ rebuild.

He’s blossoming and could be a great compliment to Kirby Dach on a second line.

Necas could be traded before the draft, and the Habs will definitely be keeping an eye on him.

In a gust

– That would be nice.

– A certain surprise.

– The Alouettes in action.

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