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Monday Habs Links: Marc Bergevin named to Team Canada 2016 World Cup management team

Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including a great feature on Connor McDavid ahead of this Friday's NHL Entry Draft, and trade talks continuing to heat up across the league.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Habs' head architect will be part of Canada's management team for the upcoming World Cup event. [Twitter]
  • Montreal has invited a couple of prospects to their development camp, Brandon McGee and Travis Brown. [Habsworld]
  • Elliot Friedman is back with another edition of 30 thoughts ahead of Friday's NHL Entry Draft. Regarding the Habs, he simply says: "If you know a centre who can shop at big-and-tall suit stores, chances are Montreal has looked at him.[Sportsnet]
  • It turns out Michael Bournival is still a part of the Canadiens plans moving forward. The 23-year-old forward has reportedly received a qualifying offer from the team. [La Presse]
  • Lastly, check out these bloopers and outtakes from the 2014-15 season. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Gare Joyce hung out with Connor McDavid to find out what it's like to be an 18-year-old kid on the edge of becoming the next great NHL superstar. [Sportsnet]
  • Speaking of McDavid, he was having a little fun at the MMVA's in Toronto last night. [Vine]
  • Trade talks continue to heat up ahead of Friday's draft and July 1st. The New York Islanders are reportedly shopping forward Kyle Okposo. The 27-year-old had 51 points in 60 games last season. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • It appears as though the Los Angeles Kings and clutch playoff performer Justin Williams could be going separate ways. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • One of the best stories of the 2014-15 campaign has still not yet reached a contract agreement. The Minnesota Wild continue to do their best to lock up goaltender Devan Dubnyk, but it isn't proving to be easy; Dubnyk holds some serious leverage in the negotiations. [Puck Daddy]
  • Adam Gretz believes it's time we break the offer-sheet drought, and I couldn't agree more. Here are six RFA's to keep an eye on this summer. [Eye On Hockey]
  • Lastly, the Stanley Cup was at the Chicago White Sox game yesterday. Check out this beautiful selfie. [Twitter]