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Tuesday Habs Links: Does the Parenteau buyout actually make Montreal more flexible?

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Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including free agent Michael Frolik putting the Canadiens at the top of his list, and more on the Los Angeles Kings terminating the contract of Mike Richards.

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Montreal Canadiens Links

  • P.A. Parenteau cleared waivers yesterday, officially being bought out by the Habs shortly after. [RDS]
  • Parenteau showed class during what is surely a difficult situation. The veteran forward made a nice statement directed at both the organization and the fans. Good luck, P.A. [Twitter]
  • Could Marc Bergevin use the added cap space to lock up free agent forward Michael Frolik? The 27-year-old has placed the Canadiens at the top of his list. Frolik had 19 goals, 23 assists for 42 points with the Winnipeg Jets last season. [Sportsnet]
  • Bob McKenzie joined the team at Montreal 690 to discuss the crazy moves made by the Boston Bruins over the weekend. [Montreal 690]
  • Lastly, Tom Gilbert was pretty solid for the Canadiens last season, especially in the second half. The 32-year-old is only getting better with age. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Sergei Federov, Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger, Phil Housley and Angela Ruggiero will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015. [TSN]
  • The Los Angeles Kings have terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards, in a surprising move just a day after he was placed on unconditional waivers. The Kings cite "material breach" as justification of the contracts termination. [Jewels From The Crown]
  • Here's more from Chris Johnston on what could be a very long and complicated summer for both Richards and the Kings. [Sportsnet]
  • Recently acquired Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly says he has no regrets over his contract situation with the Colorado Avalanche. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Vancouver Canucks have inked goalie Jacob Markstrom to a two-year contract extension. No reports on who they'll trade him to next summer... Just kidding. [Nucks Misconduct]
  • Lastly, Scott Cullen examines the top ten storylines heading into what should be a busy and exciting July 1st. [TSN]