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Saturday Habs Headlines: Could Montreal still be a potential destination for Steven Stamkos?

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including the likelihood that Steven Stamkos could sign in Montreal on July 1, the impact of Brendan Gallagher, and P.K. Subban on his exclusion from Team Canada's preliminary roster.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Bob McKenzie joined TSN 690 to discuss the likelihood of Steven Stamkos joining the Canadiens in the off-season, and whether the Lightning captain has written Montreal off. [TSN 690]
  • Habs fans have been outraged as the omission of P.K. Subban from the preliminary Team Canada roster, but Subban himself says he is not surprised. [SN]
  • Brendan Gallagher is, of course, a major part of the Canadiens' roster. Christopher Boucher takes a closer look at Gallagher's gigantic impact on the team's play. [RDS]
  • As we near the end of a season that quickly turned from such promise to utter collapse, Habs fans are - as you would expect - "mad as hell." [Montreal Gazette]
  • Nikolas Koberstein has flown under the radar since being selected 125th overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, but the 20-year-old defenceman has been hard at work during his freshman collegiate season in Alaska. []
  • Brian Flynn answers his most-asked question, putting an end to the great stick-tape mystery (which may or may not have ever been a thing). []

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Don't miss this fantastic longform piece by Rick Westhead, focusing on former NHLer Mike Peluso and the ongoing concussion battle in the NHL. [TSN]
  • Connor McDavid has been electrifying the NHL this season - when healthy. With only 29 games played so far, can the number one overall pick win the Calder? [Puck Daddy]
  • The Dallas Stars are perhaps as well positioned as any team to take a run at the Cup this post-season, but doubt is still understandably present among Stars fans. [Sports Day]
  • Check out the Down Goes Brown weekly grab bag, which includes some hilarity with Michel Therrien, as well as some frustration with the World Cup of Hockey championship trophy. [Vice Sports]
  • Speaking of the World Cup, Steve Dangle has released his "Team Hockey Movies" roster for the Fantasy World Cup. [SN]
  • A number of female hockey personalities and writers have been contributing to the slow battle for diversity in the sport. [Vice Sports]
  • Take a look at the story of Molly Pedone, a young Florida girl with big dreams for future hockey success in a male-dominated sport. [Tampa Bay Times]