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Sunday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin, Canadiens turned down opportunity to hire Larry Robinson

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Here are your daily links for the Habs and around the league, including Marc Bergevin's decision to not hire Larry Robinson, P.K. Subban on his omission from Team Canada, David Desharnais' future, and good news for Michael Bournival.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Donnie Cape, the agent of Larry Robinson, joined TSN 690 to discuss Robinson's return to the Stanley Cup Final, also going into detail on Marc Bergevin and the Canadiens' decision to look past "Big Bird" as an assistant coach. [TSN 690]
  • More on Robinson, the Hall of Fame defenceman remains modest as ever despite helping the San Jose Sharks to their first ever Final appearance; a place he personally has been many times before. [NHL.com]
  • P.K. Subban joined Jose Bautista at the Rogers Centre for a little bit of batting practice on Saturday, and was asked about his omission from Team Canada for the 2016 World Cup, something he is taking in stride. [SN]
  • Seemingly, Subban had a pretty good time with the Blue Jays:
  • With Alex Galchenyuk making the move to centre and the development of a number of young players in the system, David Desharnais is faced with a crucial season in 2016-17 for the future of his career. [TVA Sports]
  • Michael Bournival received good news on the injury front, having been given the green light to resume training as usual from his doctors. [TVA Sports]
  • Subban wasn't the only Hab enjoying a bit of non-hockey sports action yesterday, as Tomas Plekanec was in attendance at the Montreal Impact's game versus the L.A. Galaxy.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • With the Stanley Cup Final set to (finally) get underway tomorrow, take a look at the Sharks-Penguins series by some surprising numbers. [Puck Daddy]
  • Darren Dreger joined TSN 1050 to discuss whether the possibility of playing with Auston Matthews could attract Steven Stamkos to sign with the Maple Leafs. [TSN 1050]
  • Are Pekka Rinne's days as an elite goaltender in the NHL over, or was a sub-par 2015-16 season simply an anomaly? [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • The London Knights top line has been dominant all season in the OHL, and the trio of Mitch Marner, Matthew Tkachuk, and Christian Dvorak has not slowed down in the Memorial Cup. [SN]
  • Alexander Semin has re-upped his contract in the KHL: