Canadiens & Jets Complete Big Trade

Another notable center is off of the trade market. According to NHL insider Pierre LeBrun, the Montreal Canadiens are trading Sean Monahan to the Winnipeg Jets. Darren Dreger later reported that the Canadiens are receiving a first-round pick and a conditional pick for the skilled forward. 

Trade talks centering around Monahan have been picking up, so a move appeared to be on the way. Now, one is officially coming to fruition, and Monahan is heading to Winnipeg.

It was established that the Jets were looking to add a center before the deadline. They were one of the many teams linked to Elias Lindholm before his move to the Vancouver Canucks, but now they have landed a nice consolation prize in Monahan. 

Monahan will likely see time in the Jets' top six, especially with Mark Scheifele currently sidelined. With that, he should be a key part of the Jets' power play because of his high offensive IQ.

Monahan, 29, has appeared in 49 games this season with the Canadiens, where he has 13 goals to go along with 35 points. He also has been heating up a lot lately, as he has 11 points over his last seven games.

Once we get more information about the details of this move, we will provide them. Nevertheless, the Jets are getting a strong center in Monahan, as he completely turned his career back around with the Habs. 

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