The trade now gives the Habs a manageable $3,777,916 above the NHL salary cap. The team is expected to be cap compliant when Caufield, Monahan, Slafkovsky and Xhekaj all come of the injured reserve list when the NHL season starts.
Breakdown of the Jeff Petry for Gustav Lindström trade
To the Montreal Canadiens
Gustav Lindström conditional 2025 4th round pick*
To the Detroit Red Wings
Jeff Petry (50% retained: $2,343,750) *MTL receives the later of Detroit or Boston’s 2025 4th round picks
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