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Saturday Habs Headlines: P.K. Subban doesn't want to wait any longer to compete for a Stanley Cup

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the hockey world, including a rookie tournament update, analysis of yesterday's announcements from the golf tournament, an anxious Subban, and a new addition for the Montreal Stars.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The NHL rookie tournament got underway in London yesterday, with the Canadiens prospects dropping their first game in overtime to the Penguins. [RDS]
  • P.K. Subban says he doesn't want to wait any longer for the Habs to be Stanley Cup contenders:
  • Canadiens' star forward Max Pacioretty spoke highly of teammate Tomas Plekanec, expressing the respect the entire team has for the centreman. [Twitter]
  • Speaking of Pacioretty, the Habs sniper may not know when his first game will be, but he is ready to get back on the ice. [La Presse]
  • Pierre LeBrun stopped by TSN 690 to discuss Alex Galchenyuk's move to centre ice. [TSN 690]
  • The TSN 690 panel also discussed what it takes to wear the C for le bleu, blanc, et rouge following Marc Bergevin's confirmation that the team will announce a captain. [TSN 690]
  • Tony Marinaro hosted a one-on-one with Alex Galchenyuk at the Habs annual golf tournament. [TSN 690]
  • And more from 690, Marinaro also spoke with Habs GM Marc Bergevin at the golf tournament on Thursday. [TSN 690]
  • Despite being the first player to sweep each of the Hart, Lindsay, Vezina, and Jennings trophies in a single season, Carey Price believes he can be better. [TSN]
  • Even if Price can repeat this season, the Habs will need to help him more if they're to be successful. [TSN]
  • Individual tickets for pre-season and regular season games go on sale today, and the Gazette has provided this handy seating guide. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Habs prospect Michael McCarron, who took part in the opening game of the rookie tournament yesterday, is a student of the game:


Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The CWHL's Montreal Stars have acquired McGill alumna Jordanna Peroff from the Toronto Furies. [Facebook]
  • Kris Versteeg has been traded from the Chicago Blackhawks following a Stanley Cup victory. Again. [TSN]
  • While many of us are still talking about Connor McDavid, Craig Button is looking ahead to 2016 prospect Auston Matthews. [TSN]
  • As concussions continue to be a pressing issue in pro sports, Devils forward Ryane Clowe is unable to continue playing hockey as a result of the ones he has suffered in his career. [Puck Daddy]
  • Amidst the confusion surrounding next years' World Cup of Hockey format, a number of Team Europe hopefuls are a bit frustrated. [Puck Daddy]
  • The grand jury is expected to resume "soon" regarding the ongoing investigation around Patrick Kane. [Pro Hockey Talk]