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Sunday Habs Headlines: Noah Juulsen making progress, returns to practice

Here are your daily links from the Habs and around the league, including a return to the ice for first-round pick Noah Juulsen, the most recent batch of cuts from training camp, and the foggy future of Jarred Tinordi.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Habs finally recorded their first win of the pre-season last night, as goaltender Mike Condon came away with the shutout against the Maple Leafs. []
  • First-round pick Noah Juulsen practiced with his teammates for the first time on Saturday. Juulsen has been sidelined since the beginning of rookie camp with a concussion. [TVA]
  • The Habs cut 17 players from training camp on Saturday, including goaltender Zachary Fucale. The players have been sent down to the St. John's IceCaps. [EOTP]
  • John Lu examined the unclear future of young defenseman Jarred Tinordi, who continues to battle for a spot on the Habs roster. [TSN 690]
  • We are now just 10 days away from the regular season, and if you needed any more amping up for puck drop, check out this Habs montage. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Chicago Blackhawks locked up Brent Seabrook yesterday, signing the veteran defender to an 8-year contract. [Second City Hockey]
  • In a bit of a bizarre mix-up, Calgary Flames' forward Blair Riley was removed from their game against the Vancouver Canucks just sixteen seconds (and one fight) into it. It turns out that Head Coach Bob Hartley forgot to put him on the gamesheet. [Puck Daddy]
  • With the possibility of retirement in mind, Detroit Red Wings' blueliner Marek Zidlicky is considering 2015-16 as his "last chance." [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Sticking with the theme of retirement, the BreakAway Program run by the NHLPA's National Hockey League Alumni branch is helping players transition to life after hockey. [Sportsnet]
  • Pascal Dupuis and Olli Maatta both battled serious health issues last season, but are now ready to return to the fold for the Pittsburgh Penguins . [RDS]