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Friday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin expected to be aggressive over the summer

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including the off-season expectations for GM Marc Bergevin, P.K. Subban honored for charitable donations, and Michael McCarron's experience in the NHL.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Pierre Lebrun had some interesting comments about Marc Bergevin's plans for the summer, and where Alex Galchenyuk will be in the line-up next year. [Twitter | BergevinGalchenyuk]
  • P.K. Subban was awarded the Jean Beliveau Trophy, recognizing his terrific charitable contributions to the Montreal Children's Hospital. []
  • Subban was involved in a scary accident last night, but thankfully he the word is he'll be ok. He's currently at the hospital for precautionary reasons. [Twitter]
  • Darren Dreger suggests that although David Desharnais' name may have been out there at the trade deadline, there was never much interest in the Habs' forward. [TSN 690]
  • More from 690, Pierre McGuire says he would be surprised if Sven Andrighetto is a top six forward for the Canadiens in 2016-17, Stephane Richer on the mishandling of Galchenyuk by his coach, and Guy Lafleur reiterating his belief that Brendan Gallagher should have been named captain. [TSN 690 | McGuireRicherLafleur]
  • Michael McCarron will have plenty of opportunity to grow as a player over the next month or so in the NHL, with a goal in mind to remain in the league come October. [La Presse]
  • Bill Daly, deputy commissioner of the NHL, has confirmed that the Canadiens did not act inappropriately by trading Jarred Tinordi, who has been recently suspended 20 games for PED use. [CBC]
  • Galchenyuk was the feature of the most recent DraftKings picks, with his recent production alongside Max Pacioretty raising his stock. []
  • John Scott joined CBC Crosstalk to discuss his experience thus far in his new hockey home, St. John's, Newfoundland. [CBC]
  • Andrew Yogan, currently with the St. John's Ice Caps on a professional tryout contract, was the first born-and-raised Floridian drafted by an NHL team. [The Telegram]
  • Check out the AHL's 2016 playoff primer, with the Ice Caps sitting just outside of a potential cross-over spot as it currently stands. [The AHL]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi opens up about growing up a hockey player and making it to the big leagues while battling diabetes. [The Players Tribune]
  • Former Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins was fired by the team just over a year ago, and Eakins says that he looks back on it as a gift. [SN]
  • How can we make the NHL's outdoor games worth watching again? One way might be to simply shake up the venues. [SBN]
  • On a related note, the Ottawa Senators are hopeful they can land an outdoor game in the nation's capital, to be played at Parliament Hill. [Today's Slapshot]
  • With ratings dropping, sports media in Canada is continuing with major lay-offs. [TSM]
  • Canadian Hockey League executives met on Wednesday, with the subject of fighting in junior hockey, and whether there is any place for it, being a hot-button topic. [TSN]
  • An interesting look at the inside of a Canadian Hockey League team, "Inside the Ottawa 67's" observes the inner-workings of the OHL franchise. [SN]
  • The NWHL Isobel Cup finals will be played at the Prudential Center, home of the New Jersey Devils. [OSC]
  • President Barack Obama poked some fun at Canada's Stanley Cup drought during Prime Minister Trudeau's visit to Washington. [NY Post]