REPORT: Juraj Slafkovsky has disappointed Habs GM at camp - Possibly get sent to minors?
BY RYAN SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 (5:51 PM)
Slafkovsky is a big bodied winger who likes to score, and the team saw him as a perfect compliment for his other young stars like Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield.
Since training camp started, Slafkovsky has shown some promise during his team scrimmages, but according to the Montreal Canadiens General Manager, during pre-season games, he has been ''underwhelming''.
When a player gets selected first overall, he has a lot of pressure put on him to preform, but the team also gets a lot of pressure put on them for making sure that they selected a player that can live up to the hype. If a team selects someone first overall, the thought is that they are a player that can step in immediately and make a difference, but according to the Habs GM, Slafkovsky may not be on the opening night roster, if sending him to the minors is what is best for him, they will do that.