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Monday Habs Links: Tomas Plekanec looking forward to 10th season with Habs

Here are your daily links, CBC's thoughts on Pacioretty's contract, Tomas Plekanec's decade long career with the Habs, and more!!

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • Pacioretty takes Reilly to town on NHL 15'. Hopefully he will do the same in one month from today. [National Post]
  • See what Eric Engels thinks is next for the Habs. He addresses the captaincy, the Martin Brodeur rumors, a scoring winger, and more. [Hockey Buzz]
  • CBC thinks Max Pacioretty's contract is one of the worst among Canadian NHL teams. Fair warning, this is the worst article you'll read today.  [CBC]
  • Believe it or not, Tomas Plekanec is about to play his 10th season in a Montreal Canadiens uniform. Almost 700 games later and he doesn't want to go anywhere else. [Montreal Gazette]
  • It looks like former Habs defenseman Raphael Diaz is getting an invite from the Detroit Red Wings. The 28 year old defenseman from Switzerland was traded by the Habs late last season to the Vancouver Canucks for Dale Weise. Diaz was then shipped to the New York Rangers and helped them get to the Stanley Cup Final. [SB Nation]

Around the NHL

  • Check out's top ranked fantasy goaltenders. It looks like Rask still rules the crop. [NHL]
  • The Reinhart family might be up watching a lot of hockey this season. All three of their sons might be in the NHL this year. [NHL]
  • Dave Nonis says that the Leafs are expecting more this year. Nothing new there. The Leafs looked like they were heading to the playoffs for two straight seasons last year, but self-imploded down the stretch losing eight games in a row at one point to miss out on the playoffs yet again. [TSN]
  • Check out this bench clearing brawl and goalie duel in the Polish hockey league. [NESN]