Canadiens Rumors: Asking Price For Sean Monahan Revealed

There is a growing belief around the NHL that the Montreal Canadiens could indeed secure a valuable first-round pick in exchange for their talented center, Sean Monahan, should they decide to explore trade options.

Monahan's recent performance has been nothing short of impressive, boasting 34 points in 39 games this season and showcasing consistent contributions on both ends of the ice.

This resurgence in his play has not gone unnoticed, as numerous teams have expressed genuine interest in acquiring his services.

Montreal's General Manager, Kent Hughes, appears poised to leverage Monahan's strong performance as a significant bargaining chip.

He has set a high bar for any potential trade involving the 29-year-old center, ideally aiming for a coveted first-round draft pick.

As the trade market gains momentum following the All-Star break, with teams shifting their focus towards Monahan, there's a palpable sense that his trade value may continue to rise.

The deadline looms as a pivotal moment, and it remains to be seen whether the Canadiens can capitalize on Monahan's resurgence and secure that valuable first-round pick or decide to hang on to him. Photo Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports