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Friday Habs Headlines: Tight-lipped Bergevin has no interest in waiving Jarred Tinordi

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including more on Jarred Tinordi's uncertain future, Noah Juulsen's return to action, and a still-confident Dustin Tokarski.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Elliotte Friedman had some interesting things to say with regards to the Habs in his 30 thoughts, including speculation that Marc Bergevin is none too high on the idea of waiving Jarred Tinordi. He also notes that Lars Eller seems to be a desirable asset around the league, and even mentions our own Jack Han! This in addition to a look at the ongoing expansion talks, especially with Quebec City. [Sportsnet]
  • The Canadiens faced off against the Ottawa Senators in pre-season action last night, falling to their division rivals. []
  • Aaron Ward joined the TSN 690 crew to discuss his thoughts on the aforementioned Tinordi, and the rarity of players of his nature. [TSN 690]
  • The Habs have some tough decisions to make when it comes to the final few spots on the roster. TSN 690 examines the situation as training camp draws nearer to a close. [TSN 690]
  • Already having suffered two concussions in his young life, Noah Juulsen hopes he is now in the clear. [La Presse]
  • In the midst of a battle with Mike Condon for the backup goalie spot with the Habs, Dustin Tokarski remains confident that his place is in the NHL. [La Presse]
  • We can count Alex Galchenyuk among those of us excited about the return of Max Pacioretty:

  • With training camp now underway in St. John's, the IceCaps are looking like a youthful group this season — a perfect example of a larger trend in professional hockey. [The Telegram]
  • EA Sports have used NHL 16 to predict the results of the upcoming season, which they believe will include a deep playoff run for the Habs. [Youtube]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Boston Bruins owner, and chairman of the NHL's board of governors, Jeremy Jacobs, had, surprisingly, a lot to say about the subject of expansion. [ESPN]
  • With concussion issues coming to the forefront in the NHL, and pro sports in general, the league has stated they have no desire to settle with the players involved in a class action lawsuit against them related to such injuries. [Puck Daddy]
  • Still in the early days of his professional career, Auston Matthews, the top prospect for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, has been praised as "phenomenal" by coach Marc Crawford. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Advanced analytics will play a key role in the San Jose Sharks reversal of fortunes, according to new coach Peter DeBoer. [Puck Daddy]
  • Having shared the crease for long portions of his NHL career thus far, Cory Schneider is aiming high this year. He wants to start 82 games. [Sportsnet]