NHL Rumors: Colorado Avalanche Linked to Canadiens Center

Montreal Canadiens center Sean Monahan is one of the top potential rental candidates heading into this year’s trade deadline. There are already multiple teams being viewed as possible fits for the pending UFA, but now an insider has officially linked a team to him. According to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the Colorado Avalanche are interested in Monahan. 

It is not surprising at all that the Avalanche have Monahan on their radar. After all, they have dealt with injury trouble all season and have not found a legitimate replacement for offseason departure Nazem Kadri for the second-line center role. When noting how well Monahan has played this season, he certainly could be a player that could fix this problem. 

Nevertheless, it will be interesting to see if Monahan ends up being dealt to the Avalanche from here. On paper, there is a clear match.

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