Joel Edmundson saga: Several teams interested in his services and the price could be higher than we thought

BY MARCO    JANUARY 16, 2023  (10:19 PM)
Joel Edmundson's name has been in several trade rumors lately. Usually, teams are more interested in getting a player at the end of his contract, but the defenseman's next season at only 3.5M remains a very good price. This does not scare other clubs.

This is what Renaud Lavoie says. According to him, at least five or six teams would be interested in the services of the number 44 of the Canadiens.

"He will normally be traded by the trade deadline. There are at least 5-6 teams that are interested in his services right now." - Renaud Lavoie

Edmundson has had a few injuries and hasn't had much success as a member of the Habs, but he's played well in his leadership role, as well as playing a strong game and blocking a lot of shots.


In fact, since his first game of the season on November 3, he leads the NHL in shots blocked with 100.

According to Lavoie, when NHL officials see statistics like that, it's pretty reassuring. To be continued...

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