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Wednesday Habs Links: Being treated with class factored into Jeff Petry's decision

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including Jeff Petry's search, using advanced stats during arbitration hearings and Hayley Wickenheiser's involvement in the CWHL.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Jeff Petry arrived in Montreal, ahead of schedule. The defenseman is looking to get his living arrangements sorted out prior to the start of next season. [TVA] (French)
  • Lars Eller believes he can produce at an even more consistent rate next year. Having had to adjust to his most common line mates being traded away, Eller hopes that there will be more stability in that department this season. [Canadiens]
  • Take a look at the best goals scored by the Montreal Canadiens during the 2014-2015 hockey season! [EOTP]
  • The St.John's IceCaps will be hosting a three game preseason series against the Toronto Marlies, across Newfoundland. [AHL]
  • Former Canadien defenseman Sheldon Souray has hung up his skates. Souray spent six seasons in Montreal, having put up 53 goals and 89 assists over that time span. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Having reviewed all the moves and lack of moves made by Marc Bergevin, is it safe to assume that the Canadiens are afraid of making big move? Tune into the latest episode of Ice Level to find out! [EOTP]
  • Guess who made a surprise appearance? [Twitter]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • How truly indicative of playoff success is score adjusted Fenwick? [Puck Prediction]
  • Advanced statistics can now officially be used during arbitration hearings. These stats were previously inadmissible during hearings because they were not kept by the NHL. [TSN]
  • Boston Bruins' GM Don Sweeney is the gift that keeps on giving. [Twitter]
  • Four-time Olympic ice hockey gold medalist Hayley Wickenheiser will be suiting up for the Calgary Inferno of the CWHL next season. Wickenheiser has scored 146 goals in 216 career games while representing Team Canada. [Sportsnet]
  • It seems that defensemen Johnny Oduya will not re-sign with the Chicago Blackhawks. With his departure, Oduya will be the sixth player who will not return from the 2014-2015 Stanley Cup winning squad. [Second City Hockey]
  • Bids are coming in from investors looking to purchase the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team is estimated to cost anywhere between $700-$850 million. [Pensburgh]
  • Here's a compelling reason for why cities should not be spending public money to build new stadiums for their local sports teams. [YouTube]