Kent Hughes revealed the real plan of the Canadiens with Juraj Slafkovsky and it explains a lot
BY MARCO JANUARY 19, 2023 (10:23)
One of the hot debates of the last few weeks, in the Tricolore's entourage, was whether or not it would be better to send the big Slovak with the Rocket, for the sake of his development.
When asked if they were planning to send him to Laval in the American Hockey League, the GM answered the question honestly, and that explains a lot:
Hughes then added this to clarify a detail about what a great person the young man is:
Here is a video clip of his explanation:
Now that we know that his season is over, following a right knee injury that will not require surgery but will take at least three months to heal, we can conclude that it was a rocky first season for Slaf. He finished the season with four goals and 10 points in 39 games.