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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Latest free agency rumours name Matt Martin, Dale Weise as potential signings

Here are your daily links, including whether the Canadiens are interested in Dale Weise, looking at Andrew Shaw's contract breakdown and how much GM Jim Benning was fined.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Pierre LeBrun shared that the Canadiens might be interested in bringing back Dale Weise, while Pierre McGuire argues that Montreal needs to do a better job at selling itself to Steven Stamkos. [TSN 690 | LeBrunMcGuire]
  • For his part, Dale Weise has confirmed that there are multiple teams interested in his services, but he did not indicate whether the Montreal Canadiens were one of those teams. [RDSLe Journal De Montreal]
  • Dale Weise is back in town:
  • The Montreal Canadiens are interested in Matt Martin:
  • Andrew Shaw sat down to discuss what he looks forward to accomplishing with the Canadiens, while Ray Ferraro believes that the Shaw trade was a good move on Marc Bergevin's account. [TSN 690 | ShawFerraro]
  • Tomas Plekanec spent time with some lucky young hockey players:
  • Hayden Hawkey shares the troubles that come along with having his name:
  • Zachary Fucale is looking to forward making the best of his opportunities. [RDS]
  • How did Rogie Vachon work his way out of Ken Dryden’s shadow and into the Hockey Hall of Fame? [TVA Sports]
  • On June 28, 1964 the Montreal Canadiens would make a trade that would go on to pay massive dividends in the future. [NHL]

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning was fined $50,000 for the comments he made about Steven Stamkos and P.K. Subban. [The Province]
  • Lars Eller hopes to find stability with the Washington Capitals, after having spent multiple seasons with the Canadiens with his name always involved in trade talks. [The Big Story]
  • Which five current NHL players have the most complicated cases for making the Hockey Hall of Fame? [Down Goes Brown | Sportsnet]
  • A Buffalo Sabres pre-season game will not be played at the Blue Cross Arena because it's facilities have been deemed inadequate. [Rochester Democrat and Chronicle]
  • With the 2016 NHL Entry Draft having come to a conclusion, which teams fared well (and which teams didn’t fare well at all) at the draft? [Canes Country]
  • Ron MacLean’s return to Hockey Night In Canada may not be enough to salvage dropping TV ratings. [CBC]
  • Goodbye, Lars Eller: