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Friday Habs Headlines: Is Sven Andrighetto part of the Canadiens' plans?

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Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including Sven Andrighetto's hopes of returning to the Habs next season, Ben Scrivens on being sent down to the AHL, and Yvan Cournoyer blaming the Red Wings for the 1969-70 Canadiens missing the playoffs.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Sven Andrighetto will hope to play a part in the Canadiens' offense next season, but will first help out the Swiss national team at the World Championships. [La Presse]
  • Despite being sent down to the AHL, Ben Scrivens is maintaining a positive outlook on the future and on the season that has been. [SN]
  • For the team's new goaltender Charlie Lindgren - who sported the image of Ken Dryden on his mask in college - signing in Montreal was a natural decision. [JDM]
  • St. John's Ice Caps forward Markus Eisenschmid, a native of Germany, comes from a devoted hockey-playing family. [IIHF]
  • Canadiens great Yvan Cournoyer believes that the Habs were robbed of a playoff berth by the Red Wings in 1970. [The Province]
  • The Ice Caps have named Zachary Fucale as the team's Man of the Year, celebrating the young goalie's community involvement. [Ice Caps]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • As we enter the final stretch of the regular season, take a look at some of the injuries which could have a major impact on the playoffs. [Eye on Hockey]
  • There will officially be no Canadian teams competing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since the year 1970. [Puck Daddy]
  • Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined by the league for butt-ending rookie defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere on Wednesday. [Puck Daddy]
  • Some NHL productions have been given some love at the Sports Emmys:
  • The city of Medicine Hat has given notice that the WHL's Tigers must vacate the Canalta Centre they call home by April 7. [Twitter]