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

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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: