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Thursday Habs Headlines: Brendan Gallagher reflects on World Championship experience

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Here are your daily links, including Gallagher's World Championship experience, two brothers attempt to remember the 1986 win and making sense of Tarasenko's goalscoring woes.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Fresh off of winning a gold medal with Team Canada at the World Championship, Brendan Gallagher sat down to share his thoughts on teammates Brad Marchand, Connor McDavid and Chris Tanev. [TSN 690TSN 1040]
  • Gallagher also touched on how the Canadian squad bonded in such a short period of time and how he plans to use this experience to win a bigger prize. [Canadiens]
  • It's confirmed. Bud Holloway is on his way to Russia. [Free Agents]
  • 38 years ago yesterday, the Canadiens defeated their arch-rivals to bring the Cup home:
  • Brothers and Canadiens fans Dan and Norris Fedorek are trying to hold on to their memories of Montreal's 1986 Cup win, even as dementia threatens to rob Norris of his. [Montreal Gazette]
  • P.K. Subban is one of many Canadian athletes, who are keeping a close eye on the Toronto Raptors, as the team continue to make a run through the NBA playoffs. [CTV News]
  • Have the Habs been bringing you down lately? Well, let this picture lift your spirits:

Look what came in the mail for Liv...Her first @canadiensmtl jersey! #Habs #BabyLiv #daddysjersey

A photo posted by Angela Price (@byangelaprice) on


Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Much has been said about Vladimir Tarasenko's goalscoring woes in the Western Conference Finals. But how much of that is due to the defensive schemes employed by the San Jose Sharks? [SLGT]
  • With the regular season having been wrapped up for a while now for these teams, what should they do with their resources and cap space this summer? [NHL Numbers | CanucksLeafsOilersBlue Jackets]
  • Metallurg Magnitogorsk will offer Alex Semin a contract extension. Semin scored 7 goals, and put up 15 points in 23 playoff games to help his team win the Gagarin Cup. [Championat]
  • Former NHL player Peter Stastny shared his thoughts on his son Paul Stastny and the problems that plague Slovakia's national team. [ESPN]
  • NHL commissioner Gary Bettman believes that the falling loony may have cost the league between $100 to $200 million in revenue. [Sportsnet]
  • Former Team USA goaltender Jim Craig, who was part of the famous American squad that won gold at the 1980 Winter Olympics, is putting his medal and other Olympics related memorabilia up for auction. [CBC]
  • What are the implications of the Kevan Miller contract extension, other than it being hilariously terrible? [SCOC]
  • Yup, this seems about right: