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Friday Habs Headlines: Zachary Fucale focused on making the NHL with the Canadiens

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Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including Zachary Fucale's desire to make it to the NHL as a member of the Canadiens, Marc Bergevin left out of the league's top ten GMs, and who might fall to ninth on draft day.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Bergevin did not make an appearance in The Hockey News' list of the league's top ten general managers - though he was included as the GM you might most like to have a beer with, for whatever that's worth. [Swiss Habs]
  • Despite the emergence of Mike Condon, and the signing of Charlie Lindgren, Zachary Fucale is still focused on making it to the NHL as a member of the Montreal Canadiens. [La Presse]
  • Our own Marc Dumont took part in The Bloggers' Mock Draft, opting to pick London Knights forward Matthew Tkachuk with the ninth-overall selection in the draft. [TBT]
  • Andrei Markov took to Instagram to say a word of thanks:


Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Sean McIndoe (Down Goes Brown) brings us the NHL Playoffs All-Disappointment team, made up of the players who let us down the most through the first three rounds of the post-season. [SN]
  • The Vancouver Canucks have traded Jared McCann to the Florida Panthers for defenceman Erik Gudbranson (with some draft picks involved), in a move that could be seen as a win - if only in the short term - for the Canucks. [Canucks Army]
  • Gary Bettman has been a polarizing figure during his tenure as NHL commissioner, and will now be forever immortalized in a bit of an unusual place. [Uproxx]
  • CapFriendly created a great list of 2014 draftees who are soon to become unrestricted free agents if not signed. [Twitter]
  • Former NHLer Cam Barker has been announced as the KHL's top defenceman after putting up 40 points in 55 games for Bratislava Slovan. [Twitter]
  • With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro looming, there are still very real reasons to be concerned about the well-being of the athletes and fans attending the games. [National Post]