Morning Flurries: positive signs for Meloche and the art of the deal in Vegas

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Morning Flurries: positive signs for Meloche and the art of the deal in Vegas
Morning Flurries: positive signs for Meloche and the art of the deal in Vegas

The Montreal Canadiens rocked late night Twitter on Sunday when, following the first Sunday of the NFL season, they tried to sneak their biggest trade since the PK Subban deal past all the social media noise with a one a.m. trade announcement. Heading to Quebec is Tomas Tatar, the former Detroit Red Wings forward who seems good for a solid 20 goals per season, along with a second-round pick and highly-touted prospect Nick Suzuki. Heading out of the Bell Centre? The team's captain and frequent 30-plus goal scoring winger, Max Pacioretty. The deal was about as good as it was going to get for Montreal - and if you want to read more about what they're getting in Nick Suzuki, here's a nice read. [The

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