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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Where will Jacob de la Rose start this season?

Here are your daily links covering the Canadiens and the league, including where de la Rose will start this season, why Eller will excel on the wing, and hockey in Quebec City.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens' have multiple forwards vying for a spot on the main roster but will Jacob de la Rose manage to keep his spot over his competitors? [TVA]
  • Quebec Nodiques fans made their presence felt during the preseason game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins. [NHL]
  • The Montreal Canadiens' offensive problems may be connected to just how much time they spend in the defensive zone. [Sportlogiq]
  • Ray Ferraro was on TSN 690 to discuss why Lars Eller will excel on the wing this season, while Pierre McGuire shared his thoughts on where Devante Smith-Pelly might start next season. [TSN 690 | FerraroMcGuire]
  • P.K. Subban is working on growing hockey across Canada:
  • Justin Trudeau is one of us. [CBC]
After announcing that a Liberal government would invest $200 million per year over the next three years in high-tech innovation, Trudeau spotted a man wearing a Nordiques' hat in the crowd.

"I'd love to bring them back, just so the Habs' can kick their asses again," he told the man.

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • If the rambunctious crowds at the Videotron Centre are any indication, Nordiques fans are really excited. [TSN]
  • Despite losing their team 20 years ago, hockey in Quebec City is still alive and well. [ESPN]
  • But will the Canadian dollar negatively affect Quebec City's NHL bid? [Sportsnet]
  • What is the secret to scoring goals? It is all in the release, according to Nashville Predators winger James Neal. [The Players' Tribune]
  • Unfortunately, the Kostitsyn brothers couldn't find jobs in the NHL this season: