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

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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. [Canadiens.com]
  • With the first round of the NHL Entry Draft looming, look back at the moments a few notable Canadiens were selected to the club. [NHL.com]
  • 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. [NHL.com]
  • 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]