According to RDS.ca the Montreal Canadiens are close to inking Jack Nevins of the QMJHL’s Charlottetown Islanders. Nevins, 20, has recorded 29 points (11 goals, 18 assists), 70 penalty minutes and is a +8 in 28 games this season with the Islanders.
“The Deputy Director General of CH Rick Dudley visited the Island Prince Edward Island recently and has made an offer of two-way contract for the No. 18 Islanders,”
“Trevor Timmins and scout Donald Audette attended the duel Islanders -Sea Dogs, among others to see the work Nevins .”
There also seems to be at least 4 or 5 other teams interested in Nevins.
However, the Canadiens are not alone in the race as at least four other courses in the NHL have shown an interest in Nevins , who is represented by agent Ritch Winter