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Sunday Habs Headlines: P.K. Subban offers qualities no other Canadien can, according to Guy Lafleur

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Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including Guy Lafleur's comments on the team and P.K Subban in particular, a clip of Subban at the 2016 Children's Ball, and Brendan Gallagher's contribution at the Worlds.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The oft-outspoken Guy Lafleur gave his thoughts on the Habs current situation — and the league in general — while also stating how important P.K. Subban is to the Canadiens lineup. [The Telegram]
  • Take a look at this great clip of Subban at the Montreal Children's Hospital 2016 Children's Ball. [Instagram]
  • In case you missed it, Brendan Gallagher got the ball rolling for Canada in their semi-final game against the United States yesterday, which Canada won 4-3. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins have no easy decision when it comes to picking between rookie sensation Matt Murray and long-time starter Marc-Andre Fleury. [TSN]
  • Patrik Laine says he won't wash the jersey he wore for Finland during their 3-1 win over Russia on Saturday after his idol Alex Ovechkin hit him in the game. [Eye on Hockey]
  • A fan who saved his San Jose Sharks jerseys while losing his house in Fort McMurray has been graciously welcomed by his favourite team. [Puck Daddy]
  • Andrew Kerison investigates competitive salary cap management in the NHL, and the importance of salary cap efficiency. [Original Six Analytics]
  • Ice hockey has not traditionally been the top sport of choice in France, but maybe that could change. Check out this piece on the state of hockey in France as the nation prepares to host the 2017 IIHF Worlds. [Sport 24]