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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Guy Lafleur talks about P.K. Subban, coaching, and more

Here are your daily links, including Guy Lafleur's thoughts on Montreal's coaching staff, who the Canadiens will potentially pick 9th overall and the Pittsburgh Penguins are one win away from the Stanley Cup.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Guy Lafleur sat down to share his thoughts on if the Canadiens need a Francophone coach, the Kirk Muller hiring and whether current players should reach out to the team’s alumni for advice. [Hockey Inside/Out]
  • Guy Lafleur also had this to say about Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban:

  • The Canadiens honoured the recipients of the Cuy Lafleur Awards of Excellence and Merit! [Canadiens]
  • Who will the Montreal Canadiens draft with their 9th overall pick? [SportsnetTVA Sports]
  • Lars Eller wasn't satisfied with his performance last year and intends to improve every aspect of his game next season. [Le Journal De Montreal]
  • Phillip Danault will be participating in a charity golf tournament. The proceeds from the tournament will be donated to Le Centre de stimulation L'Envol. [La Nouvelle]
  • Montreal might be one of the best destinations for Steven Stamkos to land in. [USA Today]
  • NHL 17 will feature the ECHL and now you can play as the Canadiens’ ECHL affiliate, the Brampton Beast:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Having taken a commanding 3-1 series lead over the San Jose Sharks, the Pittsburgh Penguins are now one win away from hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup. [ESPNNational PostPensburgh]
  • Yet television ratings have been less than optimal for this year’s edition of the Stanley Cup finals. How will this affect the sport moving forward? [ForbesFortuneToronto Star]
  • So, do you think you have what it takes to be an Edmonton Oilers fan? Think again. [Copper & Blue]
  • It's time to recount and rank to whom a Stanley Cup winning captain has handed the Cup to first. [Down Goes Brown | Sportsnet]
  • Rumours are swirling around the Chicago Blackhawks, suggesting that the team would choose to keep Andrew Shaw and over Teuvo Teravainen. [Second City Hockey]
  • Steven Stamkos is in a league of his own among this year’s free agent crop. Stamkos has consistently been one of the league’s best forwards and is poised to be among the NHL’s leading goal scorers for years to come. [National Post]
  • Ex-Columbus Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards has joined the Tampa Bay Lightning coaching staff. [Raw Charge]
  • KHL club Admiral Vladivostok will be honouring their deceased mascot with a monument outside their arena. [RSport]
  • Just how valuable are a team's draft picks?
  • John Scott will be headlining a Team Canada versus Team USA showdown in Australia!
  • Former New York Islander Lubomir Visnovsky will be ending his hockey career where it began: