clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens would consider moving up in the draft

New, comments

Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including the possibility of the team moving up to the fourth-overall pick in the draft, Mike Condon's road to the NHL, and P.K. Subban tireless brand-building.

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Elliotte Friedman suggests that the Canadiens are one of many teams in the league who may be willing to move around the draft board, potentially even up to fourth in an effort to snag Pierre-Luc Dubois. [Today's Slapshot]
  • The World Cup of Hockey rosters were released yesterday. Alexei Emelin, Andrei Markov, Carey Price, Max Pacioretty, and Tomas Plekanec will be joining their national sides. P.K. Subban, Alex Galchenyuk, and Lars Eller will not. [EOTP]
  • Mike Condon has had an interesting road to the NHL, and has not forgotten those who have helped get him there along the way. []
  • P.K. Subban remains committed to his training, but the Habs franchise defenceman has also had a busy off-season of brand-building. [La Presse]
  • Subban also took some time out to write letters of support to Fort McMurray evacuees. [EOTP]
  • Artturi Lehkonen is hard at work preparing for NHL training camp as we see in this clip of him with fellow former Canadiens draft pick Erik Nystrom:

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Many in the analytics community were left scratching their heads at the price Vancouver paid for Erik Gudbranson, but the Canucks don't seem to care. [The Province]
  • The AHL's Lake Erie Monsters have been counting down the wins to a Calder Cup win in their new playoff tradition. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Finnish Prime Minister met with the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship gold-medal winning team. [Twitter]
  • Jeffrey Loria, who once owned the Montreal Expos, may just be the worst owner in the history of baseball. [Balle Courbe]