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Saturday Habs Headlines: How does Marc Bergevin stack up against previous Canadiens general managers?

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Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including a look at the tenure of Marc Bergevin and his predecessors, P.K. Subban's continued involvement with the Montreal Children's Hospital, and Jeff Petry's pro bloodlines.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Bergevin has been the target of a fair amount of flack this season, and with good reason. But as Brendan Kelly writes, the Habs have endured worse. [Montreal Gazette]
  • P.K. Subban continues to be involved with the Montreal Children's Hospital, welcoming guests to Thursday's Children's Ball. [La Presse]
  • It should come as no surprise that Jeff Petry was able to make it as a professional athlete — he's simply following in the footsteps of his father. [Canadiens.com]
  • On the lighter side, the Habs players took some time out to show us all their best faces in a new edition of emoji roulette. [Habs TV]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Every now and then we hear heart-warming stories of gracious acts of kindness from hockey players, like this one involving Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds. [BSH]
  • A few NHL teams received good news as it regards a rule that required clubs to pay compensation when hiring front-office staff away from other organizations. [TVA]
  • The San Jose Sharks have managed to look like a fresh team throughout the post-season, and that may be largely thanks to a change in practice philosophy from head coach Peter DeBoer. [Puck Daddy[
  • Conflicting reports came out regarding Pavel Datsyuk's future today. First came rumours that the Red Wings legend would join SKA St. Petersburg next season, however they were quickly shot down as false. [TSTwitter]
  • Dmitry Orlov was involved in a bit of an awkward moment at the IIHF World Championships, taking part in an interview in which the interviewer thought he was a completely different player. [RMNB]