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Wednesday Habs Links: Tomas Plekanec not bothered by trade rumours

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Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including Tomas Plekanec's interview, reactions following the Stanley Cup finals and are the Hawks a dynasty?

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • What holes in their roster do the Montreal Canadiens need to fill, if they hope to be an even more successful team next season? [TSN]
  • Tomas Plekanec sat down to answer some questions about his life, his career and his team. He also confirmed that he and his teammates are well aware of the existence advanced stats. [Montreal Gazette]
  • With Torrey Mitchell having been signed to a very reasonable 3-year contract, GM Marc Bergevin now has a little over $4 million in capspace remaining to re-sign restricted free agents Galchenyuk, Tinordi, Flynn, Bournival and Thomas. [Sportsnet]
  • Can you figure out which current Habs' uncle was a former Broadway actor? [Canadiens]
  • Former Canadiens head coach Jacques Martin has been named a special assistant to current Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Johnston. [Sportsnet]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Check out the reactions of both teams that battled it out in the Stanley Cup finals:
    • The mood over at Raw Charge was decidedly more somber, but fans of the Tampa Bay Lightning can take solace in the fact that they have a young team with a very bright future ahead. [Raw Charge]There is no such thing thing as a "clutch" hockey player. In fact, not even Blackhawks' captain Jonathan Toews fits the bill and here's why. [Puck Daddy]
  • Should the Chicago Blackhawks be considered a dynasty? Though the Hawks have won three cups in six years in a salary cap era, they have yet to win consecutive Stanley Cups. [The Star]
  • Take a trip down memory lane and relive all the great (and not so great) moments from this year's Stanley Cup playoffs! Can you believe that there will be no more hockey till October? [Twitter]