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Wednesday Habs Headlines: P.K. Subban opens up about his life outside of hockey

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Here are your daily links, including what P.K. Subban is doing off the ice, Sven Andrighetto's perfect weekend and why it pays to ignore conventional hockey wisdom.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • P.K. Subban opened up about his charitable endeavours, his relationship with the city of Montreal and his life outside of hockey. Despite it all however, he is still focused on winning the Cup. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Subban will also be participating in the second annual All-Star Gala for SickKids. [Inside Toronto]
  • Sven Andrighetto's weekend got off to a great start, having received a contract from the Canadiens and then watched his favourite F1 driver win a Grand Prix! [La Presse]
  • Should the Canadiens consider going after Milan Lucic this offseason? No. [TVA Sports]
  • The Brampton Beast have signed head coach Colin Chaulk to a two-year contract extension. Chaulk will remain with the club till the end of the 2017-18 ECHL season. [Brampton Beast]
  • The Beast have also acquired newcomers Chris Owens and Connor Leen, in exchange for Scott Howes and Mathew Maione. [Brampton Beast]
  • Here’s a quick breakdown of Mark Barberio’s new contract:
  • Two Canadiens legends will be paying their respects to Mr. Hockey:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins ignored conventional hockey wisdom and it allowed them to win the Stanley Cup. Now, it is high time other teams followed suit. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Fans from across the league descended on Detroit to pay their respects to one of the most legendary players to have ever played the game. [ESPN]
  • The Anaheim Ducks have hired former Toronto Maple Leafs bench boss Randy Carlyle as their new head coach. Carlyle is no stranger to the Ducks organization, having won a Cup with them in 2007. [Toronto StarPension Plan Puppets]
  • With the NHL set to grant Las Vegas an expansion team, here's how this decision will affect the rest of the league. [SportsnetWashington Post]
  • Dustin Brown's eight-year, $46 million contract is already starting to hurt the cap-crunched L.A. Kings. [TSN]
  • Can the reigning Stanley Cup champions pull off a repeat performance next year? [Down Goes Brown | Sportsnet]
  • The Champions Hockey League has introduced a new qualification system and competition format. [CHL]
  • Fewer fans watched this year’s Stanley Cup finals then in years past – which begs the question, why aren’t more hockey fans tuning in? [The Guardian]