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The Hockey News Podcast: What Will Kent Hughes Bring as Habs GM?

Have the Canadiens made a smart hire? Will the PHF's salary-cap increase bring us closer to a women's super league? And more.

This week on The Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy:

- The Montreal Canadiens name Kent Hughes GM. What will the longtime agent bring to the franchise?

- Can the Edmonton Oilers, owners of two six-game losing streaks this season, stop the bleeding? There's no doubting his talent, but is McDavid failing the sport as a role model?

- In light of Reid Boucher's shocking sexual assault guilty plea, should USA Hockey be taking more responsibility for what happened?

- The PHF more than doubles its salary cap, lifts minimum salary to $30,000 plus. Does this announcement bring us closer to a unified women's super-league?

- Predicting a landing spot for Dallas Stars defenseman and trade candidate John Klingberg

- Is Brad Marchand already a Hall of Famer?

- Listener mailbag, including: What should the Detroit Red Wings do at the trade deadline? 

And more!

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