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Sunday Habs Headlines: Hudon, Scherbak among those looking forward to training camp

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including a veteran player coming to camp, some young NHL hopefuls, and a look at a potential breakout talent in the Rookie Tournament.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Habs prospects took to the ice again last night, this time going head to head with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Rookie Tournament. The Canadiens had a strong showing, and you can see a re-cap and all the highlights of the win here.  [EOTP]
  • Currently competing in the Rookie Tournament, Habs prospect Nikita Scherbak is already looking forward to NHL training camp. [La Presse]
  • Scherbak isn't the only young player hoping to find a place in the NHL this season, as Charles Hudon hopes to do the same after a breakout AHL season. [RDS]
  • The Canadiens have signed veteran forward Tomas Fleischmann to a professional tryout contract. [EOTPTwitter]
  • Following a Memorial Cup winning season that also saw him traded from London to Oshawa, Michael McCarron - now a complete centreman - has had a big summer and is ready for professional hockey. [SportsnetLa Presse +]
  • A standout in the Habs opening game of the Rookie Tournament, invitee Angelo Miceli is here to prove he belongs. [Canadiens.comMontreal Gazette]
  • The announcements made at the Canadiens annual golf tournament this past Thursday indicate the team is ready to take the next step. [NHL.com]
  • Brendan Gallagher and Tom Gilbert stopped by Montreal Stars training camp, which got underway yesterday. [Twitter]
  • Canadian women's national team star Rebecca Johnston took to Instagram to wish her brother, Ryan, good luck in Saturday's rookie tournament game. [Instagram]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Following numerous incidents surrounding NHL players like Slava Voynov, Patrick Kane, and more, the NHL aims to take a proactive stance when it comes to off-ice issues. [ESPN]
  • Discussion around the future of Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos has been ramping up, but it seems as though the two sides are at least talking about an extension. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Renaud Lavoie has reported that UFA forward Jiri Tlusty has turned down a number of professional tryout offers:
  • Sportlogiq statistics reveal the true value of Penguins defenseman Ian Cole, who turns out to be a much better player that you might think. [SPORTLOGiQ]
  • Check out this piece honouring late CapGeek founder Matthew Wuest, whom the hockey world unfortunately lost to cancer this year. [Metro News]