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Friday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher is excited by the addition of Alex Semin and Zack Kassian

Here's your daily Habs news, including a look at some of the most expensive defencemen in the league, Gallagher's excitement over the new players, Carey Price training future goalies, and more

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Brendan Gallagher is excited by the Alex Semin signing & Zack Kassian trade [RDS]
  • Travis Yost over at TSN took a closer look at the defencemen "$6M+ club", which obviously includes Montreal's top defender, P.K. Subban. [TSN]
  • The oldest living member of the Canadiens, Bob Fillion, passed away yesterday. [Canadiens]
  • Nathan Beaulieu helped out with Gallagher's charity softball game, and Gallagher will reciprocate by attending Beaulieu's charity hockey game on Sunday [Province]
  • Brandon Prust in Canucks threads looks weird [Instagram]
  • Lars Eller's brother, Mads, was training with his sibling yesterday, but it turns out he may not be quite used to the intensity of Lars' usual workout [Instagram]
  • Carey Price was busy training young goaltenders yesterday, alongside goalie coach Eli Wilson


Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Back in 1967 they had some big ideas for the state of hockey in the year 2000. [Imgur]
  • Andrew Ference was ignored by Central Scouting during his draft year, so he took matters into his own hands
  • After three years of excellent work by The Neutral, our friends over at Fear the Fin will have a new managing editor [Fear the Fin]
  • Veteran Sami Salo officially hung up his skates [Eye on Hockey]
  • Think you're too old to start playing hockey? This 94-year-old man begs your pardon. [NNCN]