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KENT HUGHES

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General Manager
BORN: 1971
AGE: 53
BIRTHPLACE: Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada

Staff History

TEAMPOSITIONDATE SPANAGE SPANDURATION
Logo of the Montreal CanadiensMontreal CanadiensGeneral ManagerJan. 18, 2022 - Present51 - 2 Years, 1 Month, 14 Days

GM Player History

SIGNINGS SIGNINGS VALUE DRAFTED TRADES
45$188,030,0002025
DATETRADE DETAILS
Feb. 2, 2024
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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2024 1st round pick (WPG)
2027 3rd round pick (WPG) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: Montreal receives the 2027 3rd round pick if Winnipeg wins the 2024 Stanley Cup.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,985,000
Change: -$1,985,000
Change: -$1,985,000
Trade
Winnipeg Jets Acquire:
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Sean Monahan · $1,985,000$1,985,000$1,985,000
Sum: $1,985,000$1,985,000$1,985,000
Change: +$1,985,000
Change: +$1,985,000
Change: +$1,985,000
Jan. 11, 2024
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
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Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: -$850,000
Change: -$70,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Filip Cederqvist · $0$850,000$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$850,000$70,000
Change: $0
Change: +$850,000
Change: +$70,000
Sep. 19, 2023
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Tanner Pearson · $3,250,000$3,250,000$4,250,000
2025 3rd round pick (VAN)
Sum: $3,250,000$3,250,000$4,250,000
Change: +$1,450,000
Change: +$1,450,000
Change: +$2,350,000
Trade
Vancouver Canucks Acquire:
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Casey DeSmith · $1,800,000$1,800,000$1,900,000
Sum: $1,800,000$1,800,000$1,900,000
Change: -$1,450,000
Change: -$1,450,000
Change: -$2,350,000
Sep. 13, 2023
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Jakov Novak · $0$0$0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
Ottawa Senators Acquire:
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Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Aug. 15, 2023
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
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Jeff Petry ($2,343,750 retained - 50%) · $2,343,750$2,343,750$2,812,500
Sum: $2,343,750$2,343,750$2,812,500
Change: +$1,393,750
Change: +$1,393,750
Change: +$1,862,500
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Gustav Lindström · $950,000$950,000$950,000
2025 4th round pick (DET) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: Montreal receives the later of Detroit or Boston's 2025 4th round picks
Sum: $950,000$950,000$950,000
Change: -$1,393,750
Change: -$1,393,750
Change: -$1,862,500
Aug. 6, 2023
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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From PIT:
Jeff Petry ($1,562,500 retained - 25%) · $4,687,500$4,687,500$5,625,000
Casey DeSmith · $1,800,000$1,800,000$1,900,000
Nathan Légaré · $0$789,167$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2025 2nd round pick (PIT)
Sum: $6,487,500$7,276,667$7,595,000
Change: +$887,500
Change: +$1,676,667
Change: +$1,495,000
Trade
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
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From SJS:
Erik Karlsson ($1,500,000 retained - 13%) · $10,000,000$10,000,000$10,000,000
Dillon Hamaliuk · $0$789,167$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2026 3rd round pick (SJS)
From MTL:
Rem Pitlick · $1,100,000$1,100,000$1,100,000
Sum: $11,100,000$11,889,167$11,170,000
Change: -$3,137,500
Change: -$3,137,500
Change: -$4,925,000
Trade
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
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From MTL:
Mike Hoffman · $4,500,000$4,500,000$5,000,000
From PIT:
Mikael Granlund · $5,000,000$5,000,000$6,000,000
Jan Rutta · $2,750,000$2,750,000$2,500,000
2024 1st round pick (PIT) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: Top 10 protected
Sum: $12,250,000$12,250,000$13,500,000
Change: +$2,250,000
Change: +$1,460,833
Change: +$3,430,000
Jul. 1, 2023
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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2024 3rd round pick (MIN)
2024 7th round pick (WSH)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,750,000
Change: -$1,750,000
Change: -$1,593,750
Trade
Washington Capitals Acquire:
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Joel Edmundson ($1,750,000 retained - 50%) · $1,750,000$1,750,000$1,593,750
Sum: $1,750,000$1,750,000$1,593,750
Change: +$1,750,000
Change: +$1,750,000
Change: +$1,593,750
Jun. 27, 2023
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
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Gianni Fairbrother · $0$848,333$70,000 (AHL/JR)
2023 1st round pick (FLA - #31 - Mikhail Gulyayev)
2023 2nd round pick (MTL - #37 - Ethan Gauthier)
Sum: $0$848,333$70,000
Change: $0
Change: +$848,333
Change: +$70,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Alex Newhook · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: -$848,333
Change: -$70,000
Mar. 3, 2023
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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From SJS:
Nick Bonino · $2,050,000$2,050,000$2,050,000
Tony Sund · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
2024 5th round pick (SJS)
Sum: $2,050,000$2,050,000$2,050,000
Change: +$1,025,000
Change: +$1,025,000
Change: +$1,025,000
Trade
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
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From MTL:
Nick Bonino ($1,025,000 retained - 50%) · $1,025,000$1,025,000$1,025,000
Sum: $1,025,000$1,025,000$1,025,000
Change: +$1,025,000
Change: +$1,025,000
Change: +$1,025,000
Trade
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
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From MTL:
Arvid Henrikson · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
From PIT:
2023 7th round pick (PIT - #206 - Antoine Keller)
2024 5th round pick (PIT) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: The 2024 5th round pick upgrades to a 2024 4th round pick if Pittsburgh advances to the 2023 Eastern Conference Final.

Result: Condition not met, SJS receive the 2024 5th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,050,000
Change: -$2,050,000
Change: -$2,050,000
Mar. 3, 2023
Los Angeles Kings Acquire:
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Nathan Schnarr · $0$750,000$82,500 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$750,000$82,500
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: -$32,500
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Frédéric Allard · $0$750,000$115,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$750,000$115,000
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: +$32,500
Feb. 26, 2023
Dallas Stars Acquire:
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Evgeni Dadonov ($2,500,000 retained - 50%) · $2,500,000$2,500,000$3,250,000
Sum: $2,500,000$2,500,000$3,250,000
Change: -$400,000
Change: -$400,000
Change: +$350,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Denis Gurianov · $2,900,000$2,900,000$2,900,000
Sum: $2,900,000$2,900,000$2,900,000
Change: +$400,000
Change: +$400,000
Change: -$350,000
Oct. 26, 2022
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
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Cameron Hillis · $0$838,333$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$838,333$70,000
Change: $0
Change: -$25,000
Change: $0
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Nicolas Beaudin · $0$863,333$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$863,333$70,000
Change: $0
Change: +$25,000
Change: $0
Aug. 18, 2022
Calgary Flames Acquire:
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Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$6,375,000
Change: -$6,375,000
Change: -$6,000,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Sean Monahan · $6,375,000$6,375,000$6,000,000
2025 1st round pick (CGY) [Conditional]*
*Conditions: 1. If CGY’s 2024 1st round pick is between 20 and 32, MTL can take that pick instead. Result: TBD

Scenario: In the event CGY receives FLA’s 2025 1st round pick:
1. If both CGY AND FLA’s picks are NOT top 10, MTL will receive the better of the CGY and FLA 2025 1st round picks. Result: TBD

2. If CGY’s pick is top 10, AND FLA’s pick is NOT top 10, MTL receives FLA’s pick. Result: TBD


Scenario: In the event CGY does NOT receive FLA’s 1st round pick:

Sub-scenario: CGY’s pick is NOT top 10
1. MTL will receive the CGY pick, and
2. If FLA’s pick is not top 10, is a better pick than CGY’s, and was transferred to another team due to prior conditions, MTL will also receive CGY’s 2025 4th round pick.
Result: TBD

Sub-scenario: CGY’s pick is top 10:
1. If CGY’s pick is 1st overall, MTL will receive CGY’s 2025 3rd, and the better of CGY and FLA’s 2026 1st round pick. Result: TBD
2. If CGY’s pick is 2nd to 10th, MTL receives CGY’s 2025 1st round pick. Result: TBD
Sum: $6,375,000$6,375,000$6,000,000
Change: +$6,375,000
Change: +$6,375,000
Change: +$6,000,000
Jul. 16, 2022
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Michael Matheson · $4,875,000$4,875,000$4,000,000
2023 4th round pick (PIT - #110 - Bogdan Konyushkov)
Sum: $4,875,000$4,875,000$4,000,000
Change: -$2,125,000
Change: -$2,125,000
Change: -$4,250,000
Trade
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
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Jeff Petry · $6,250,000$6,250,000$7,500,000
Ryan Poehling · $750,000$750,000$750,000
Sum: $7,000,000$7,000,000$8,250,000
Change: +$2,125,000
Change: +$2,125,000
Change: +$4,250,000
Jul. 8, 2022
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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2023 4th round pick (VGK - #128 - Quentin Miller)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
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2022 4th round pick (TBL - #128 - Cameron Whitehead)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Jul. 7, 2022
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
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2022 1st round pick (NYI - #13 - Frank Nazar)
2022 3rd round pick (MTL - #66 - Gavin Hayes)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Kirby Dach · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Jul. 7, 2022
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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2022 1st round pick (NYI - #13 - Frank Nazar)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Trade
New York Islanders Acquire:
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Alexander Romanov · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
2022 4th round pick (MTL - #98 - Isaiah George)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Change: $0
Jun. 16, 2022
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Evgeni Dadonov · $5,000,000$5,000,000$6,500,000
Sum: $5,000,000$5,000,000$6,500,000
Change: -$2,857,143
Change: -$2,857,143
Change: +$3,500,000
Trade
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
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Shea Weber · $7,857,143$7,857,143$3,000,000
Sum: $7,857,143$7,857,143$3,000,000
Change: +$2,857,143
Change: +$2,857,143
Change: -$3,500,000
Mar. 21, 2022
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
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Brett Kulak ($925,000 retained - 50%) · $925,000$925,000$0
Sum: $925,000$925,000$0
Change: +$200,000
Change: +$200,000
Change: -$108,550,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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William Lagesson · $725,000$725,000$750,000
2022 2nd round pick (EDM - #62 - Lane Hutson) [Conditional]*
2024 7th round pick (EDM)
*Conditions: If Oilers reach the Stanley cup final, Montreal will receive Edmonton's 2023 2nd round pick instead.

Result: Montreal will receive the 2022 2nd round pick.
Sum: $725,000$725,000$750,000
Change: -$200,000
Change: -$200,000
Change: +$108,550,000
Mar. 21, 2022
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Nathan Schnarr · $0$786,667$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$786,667$70,000
Change: -$750,000
Change: +$36,667
Change: -$680,000
Trade
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
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Andrew Hammond · $750,000$750,000$750,000
Sum: $750,000$750,000$750,000
Change: +$750,000
Change: -$36,667
Change: +$680,000
Mar. 21, 2022
Colorado Avalanche Acquire:
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Artturi Lehkonen ($1,150,000 retained - 50%) · $1,150,000$1,150,000$1,150,000
Sum: $1,150,000$1,150,000$1,150,000
Change: +$1,150,000
Change: +$225,000
Change: +$1,070,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Justin Barron · $0$925,000$80,000 (AHL/JR)
2024 2nd round pick (COL)
Sum: $0$925,000$80,000
Change: -$1,150,000
Change: -$225,000
Change: -$1,070,000
Mar. 16, 2022
Florida Panthers Acquire:
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Ben Chiarot ($1,750,000 retained - 50%) · $1,750,000$1,750,000$0
Sum: $1,750,000$1,750,000$0
Change: +$1,750,000
Change: +$1,750,000
Change: -$171,500,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Ty Smilanic · $0$0$0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
2022 4th round pick (NYR - #127 - Cedrick Guindon) [Conditional]*
2023 1st round pick (FLA - #31 - Mikhail Gulyayev) [Conditional]**
*Conditions: The 4th round pick is conditional in a previous trade with the Rangers. At the time of the previous trade, the Rangers owned their own 4th, and Winnipeg's 4th. Florida will receive the lower of the two. In the event that Florida receives the Winnipeg 4th, Montreal will instead receive Winnipeg's 4th.

Result: Montreal will receive Rangers 2022 4th round pick.
**Conditions: The Panthers 1st round pick in 2022 is top 10 protected. In the event that the Panthers retain their 2022 1st round pick, they will no longer own their 2023 1st round pick, and Montreal would instead get their 2024 1st round pick.

Result: Montreal receives Florida's 2023 1st round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$1,750,000
Change: -$1,750,000
Change: +$171,500,000
Mar. 2, 2022
Calgary Flames Acquire:
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Michael McNiven · $0$750,000$100,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$750,000$100,000
Change: $0
Change: +$750,000
Change: +$100,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0
Change: -$750,000
Change: -$100,000
Feb. 14, 2022
Calgary Flames Acquire:
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Tyler Toffoli · $4,250,000$4,250,000$5,125,000
Sum: $4,250,000$4,250,000$5,125,000
Change: +$2,500,000
Change: +$2,500,000
Change: +$2,925,000
Trade
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
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Tyler Pitlick · $1,750,000$1,750,000$2,200,000
Emil Heineman · $0$0$0 (AHL/JR) (Signing Rights)
2022 1st round pick (CGY - #26 - Filip Mesar) [Conditional]*
2023 5th round pick (CGY - #144 - Yevgeni Volokhin)
2024 4th round pick (CGY) [Conditional]**
*Conditions: If the pick is in the top 10, Calgary has the option to instead transfer their 2023 1st round pick. If they elect to transfer the 2023 1st round pick instead of the 2022 1st round pick, Montreal will then also receive Calgary's 2024 4th round pick.

Result: Montreal will receive Calgary's 2022 1st round pick
**Conditions: If Calgary's 2022 1st round pick is in the top 10, Calgary has the option to instead transfer their 2023 1st round pick. If they elect to transfer the 2023 1st round pick instead of the 2022 1st round pick, Montreal will then also receive Calgary's 2024 4th round pick.

Result: Montreal will not receive the 2024 4th round pick.
Sum: $1,750,000$1,750,000$2,200,000
Change: -$2,500,000
Change: -$2,500,000
Change: -$2,925,000
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