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Monday Habs Headlines: Shaw happy to reunite with Bergevin, team up with Brendan Gallagher

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Looking back in more depth on this weekend’s changes to the Habs roster, the grading Montreal’s draft performance has begun, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Andrew Shaw has had mixed emotions following his trade to Montreal. He’s excited to join the Habs and reunite with Marc Bergevin. [CSN Chicago]
  • After last season it seems easier to question the Habs’ GM, but it’s important to remember why we liked him in the first place and should remain confident. [CTV]
  • Scotty Bowman has high praise for Shaw and believes Canadiens fans will like him. [JdM]
  • The Habs took several defencemen with this past draft weekend. [TVA Sports]
  • Take a look behind-the-scenes on Friday's first round with newest star prospect Mikhail Sergachev. [NHL]
  • The Edmonton Oilers say they were prepared to draft Sergachev but weren’t expecting Jesse Puljujarvi to be available with the fourth pick. [La Presse]
  • Grading Canada’s hockey teams at the draft turns out positive across the board. {National Post]
  • Sergachev made this year’s final ten in Puck Daddy’s annual ‘most awkward NHL draft rookie pics. [Puck Daddy]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The Steven Stamkos sweepstakes are open, and the Red Wings appear to want in on the bidding. [TSN Insiders]
  • Word has it Vadim Shipachyov might still come to the NHL after all. [Twitter]
  • Alexander Radulov couldn’t get an attractive enough answer to return to the NHL, re-signs in Russia. [Puck Daddy]
  • Eric Lindros has a decent shot at being nominated for a spot in the Hall of Fame this year. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Former Canadiens’ blue liner Mike Weaver wrote about being undrafted and still making it, hopes to inspire the undrafted class of 2016. [Players’ Tribune]
  • Samuel Girard was drafted by the Nashville Predators, and he hopes this means he’s heard the last of his size being a roadblock. [RDS]