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Friday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin not shopping P.K. Subban, says trade would not be realistic

Here are your daily links, including Marc Bergevin's comments at yesterday's press conference, how the team might pick over the next two days at the draft, and a look back at some Habs selections of the past.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • GM Marc Bergevin was quick to shoot down rumours that a P.K. Subban trade might be imminent during his press conference yesterday:
  • Going along with that, Bob McKenzie notes that the Colorado Avalanche have had interest in Subban but no longer seem to be involved in discussions. [Twitter]
  • In case you missed it, you can see all of the quotes from Bergevin's press conference here. [EOTP]
  • EOTP's Jared Book joined The Lowdown with Lowetide on TSN 1260 to take part in a first-round mock draft, making the pick for the Habs at number nine. [Soundcloud]
  • The Canadiens will have an opportunity to load up on high-end prospects over the next two days - here's a mock of how things might turn out at each of the Habs' picks. [TBT]
  • Dave Stubbs recounts the day Andrei Markov was drafted. If only the Habs could be so lucky in tomorrow's sixth round:
  • Speaking of which, the Canadiens have had no shortage of late-round gems in entry drafts gone by as illustrated in the team's top ten draft steals. []
  • With the first round of the NHL Entry Draft looming, look back at the moments a few notable Canadiens were selected to the club. []
  • The Subban family was on hand at the Montreal Children's Hospital once again. [Instagram]
  • With LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers victory in the NBA Finals, it seems fitting to look back at "King James" representing le bleu, blanc, et rouge. [Instagram]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Draft-eligible forward Pascal Laberge has had anything but an easy year off the ice, but having persevered he will realize his dream of being drafted this weekend. [TPT]
  • SB Nation's Travis Hughes shares his NHL Awards ballot and explains why he made the choices he did. [SBN]
  • One season into their contract as the NHL's official French-language broadcaster, TVA Sports has suffered losses of $39 million. [La Presse]
  • With the NHL formally announcing Las Vegas will host the league's 31st team, take a look at the long road that brought them to this point. []
  • The Arizona Coyotes have determined a suitable site for a new arena, replacing their current home at the Gila River Arena in Glendale. [Arizona Sports]
  • Gabriel Landeskog speaks out about his experience with concussions as we learn more about the dangerous, lasting effects of brain trauma. [Twitter]
  • The NHL Entry Draft is, of course, a bit of a red carpet event, which means some interesting fashion choices to remember. [Twitter]