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Each of the seven Canadian NHL teams have new faces - what does that look like come season's start?


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The Canadiens, Senators, Flames, Canucks, Oilers, Jets and Leafs have had differing degrees of news throughout the summer.

The Canadiens traded Weber's contract to Vegas in exchange for Evgenii Dadonov, and cap relief. Kent Hughes selected Slafkovsky with the club's first overall selection in the 2022 Draft, also Hughes and Gorton's inaugural draft as Canadiens GM and VP of Hockey Operations. Kirby Dach, Mike Matheson and Sean Monahan also joined the Canadiens brigade. Price was recently placed on LTIR by the club.
What exactly does the Canadiens opening night lineup look like, ahead of any additional moves by Hughes.
Offense -
Slafkovsky - Suzuki - Caufield
Drouin/Dadonov - Monahan - Anderson
Dadonov/Hoffman - Dach/Dvorak - Gallagher
Pezzetta - Evans - Armia/Ylonen
Extras - Byron (Injured reserve to start the season),
Defense -
Matheson - Wideman
Edmundson - Barron
Harris/Guhle - Savard
Goaltending -
Allen
Montembeault
Primeau (AHL)
Price (LTIR)
The Ottawa Senators have made a massive splash this offseason, highlighted by bringing in Claude Giroux and Alex Debrincat. The club also signed Stuetzle to a long-term contract, and have Sanderson set to come into the fold. Matt Murray is in the past now, as the club will put the goaltending responsibilities on the shoulders of Cam Talbot and Anton Forsberg.
Offense -
Tkachuk - Norris - Debrincat
Stuetzle - Giroux - Batherson
Formenton - Pinto - Joseph
Watson - Kelly - Gambrell/Hawryluk
Defense -
Chabot - Brannstrom
Sanderson - Zub
Hamonic/Holden - Zaitsev
Goaltending -
Talbot
Forsberg
Sogaard
Mandolese
The Calgary Flames lost Matthew Tkachuk and Johnny Gaudreau to the Panthers and Blue Jackets respectively. also went to Florida alongside Tkachuk. The Flames brought in Huberdeau (via the Tkachuk trade), alongside Huby's teammate, Mackenzie Weegar. Big-fish UFA Nazem Kadri also signed with the Flames.
Offense -
Huberdeau - Lindholm - Mangiapane
Dube - Kadri - Toffoli
Pelletier/Zary - Backlund - Coleman
Lucic - Rooney - Lewis
Defense -
Tanev - Hanifin
Weegar - Valimaki
Andersson - Zadorov
Goaltending -
Markstrom
Vladar
Wolf
Dansk
The Vancouver Canucks offseason is highlighted by their extension with JT Miller. The Canucks also signed KHLer Andrey Kuzmenko. Dermott also left Ontario for Vancouver, British Columbia. Dakota Joshua also joined after a year in the AHL with the Springfield Thunderbirds.
Offense -
Miller - Horvat - Boeser
Mikheyev - Pettersson - Podkolzin
Garland - Hoglander - Pearson
Kuzmenko - Dickinson - Lazar
Defense -
Hughes - Myers
OEL - Dermott
Schenn - Poolman
Goaltending -
Demko
Martin
Dipietro
Delia
The Edmonton Oilers extended Evander Kane, bringing back McDavid's running mate on the wing. The Oilers also extended Brett Kulak, and goaltender Jack Campbell. Holloway and Broberg should see bigger minutes also wuth tbe big club in 2022-23.
Offense -
Kane - McDavid - Hyman
Holloway - Draisaitl - Yamamoto
Janmark - Nugent-Hopkins - Puljujarvu
Foegele - Shore - Ryan
Defense -
Nurse - Bouchard
Kulak - Barrie
Broberg - Ceci
Goaltending -
Campbell
Smith
Skinner
The Winnipeg Jets shored up their centre core, extending Pierre-Luc Dubois, while Cole Perfetti is primed to make the jump from the Moose in the AHL. The Jets also signed NHL journeyman Sam Gagner.
Offense -
Connor - Scheifele - Wheeler
Ehlers - Dubois - Gagner
Perfetti - Appleton - Maenelanen
Barron - Harkins - Gustafsson

Defense -
Pionk - Morrissey
Demelo - Schmidt
Dillon - Stanley

Goaltending -
Hellebuyck
Rittich
Salminen
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Each of the seven Canadian NHL teams have new faces - what does that look like come season's start?

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Toronto1921.3 %
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Vancouver, Montreal or Winnipeg1516.9 %
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