With three games under their belts after Sochi, the Montreal Canadiens are playing very well. After picking up five of a possible six points in that stretch, all without Carey Price in net, the team is poised to make the playoffs for the second year in a row. But with the trade deadline on March 5, all 30 teams including the Canadiens will look to upgrade.

Surprisingly. the Habs have only been connected to one trade rumour: that Andrei Markov will leave. But considering the team is only four points back of the division-leading Boston Bruins, they should be kicking the tires a little bit on some of the names that have been circulating. One player who would be a big upgrade is Ryan Kesler.

But that probably won’t happen.

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