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Thursday Habs Headlines: Max Pacioretty is focused on becoming a better leader

Here are your daily links, including why Max Pacioretty wants to address the leadership question, would Vincent Lecavalier be a good fit on the Canadiens and how will landing Auston Matthews affect Canadian NHL clubs.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Pacioretty had to navigate through a tumultuous year during his first season as captain and has committed to learning from the experience, to become a better leader. [Canadiens]
  • Marc Bergevin will join the Share The Warmth organization to celebrate 25 years of giving back to his hometown of Point Saint-Charles. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Should the Montreal Canadiens consider pursuing forward Vincent Lecavalier? No. But it's summer, so... [Journal Metro]
  • Former Canadien Mike Weaver revealed that Michel Therrien was the coach he communicated with the least and shared his thoughts on Dan Boyle's rant. [TSN 690]
  • The Montreal Canadiens remain interested in retaining prospect Martin Reway. [La Presse]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals getting set to renew hostilities tonight, checkout how their respective systems will match up against each other. [Pensburgh | Part OnePart Two]
  • Projected to go first overall, here’s how landing prized prospect Auston Matthews could change the future of the Canadian team lucky enough to land him. [TSNNational Post]
  • Speaking of the draft, Finland’s Patrik Laine has emerged as a potential contender to be picked first overall at the upcoming draft. [TSN]
  • One of these three goaltenders will win the Vezina this season:
  • If you are a fan of the Minnesota Wild, you might not want to read this. [Puck Daddy]
  • Swiss hockey club ZSC Lions have hired Hans Wallson and Lars Johansson, as their head coach and assistant coach and handed both coaches a two-year contract. [Swiss Hockey News]
  • EA Sports released the following, to congratulate Frolunda HC on their championship win: