Habs' fans have plenty of reasons to get excited today, with reports that pending superstar free agent defeneman Erik Karlsson would like to play in Montreal, now NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman reveals some huge news regarding Matt Duchene.
Friedman reports in his latest 31 Thoughts podcast that the two teams most likely to land Duchene's services are the Nashville Predators and the Montreal Canadiens.
The Predators have been linked to Matt Duchene for several months, but it's really interesting to see that one of the NHL's most influential insiders sees the Canadiens as the second most likely destination for the star center.
Duchene had a great playoff run with the Columbus Blue Jackets with 10 points in 10 games, putting any questions regarding his attitude behind him.
If you had the choice, would you like to see Erik Karlsson or Matt Duchene in a Canadiens' uniform for the start of the next season?
On 31 Thoughts: The Podcast, Friedman said he believes that the two most likely teams to land Matt Duchene are: 1. Nashville 2. Montreal#GoHabsGo
— Ian (@BoisvertIan) June 4, 2019