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Sunday Habs Headlines: Canadiens expected to announce AHL relocation to Laval

Here are your daily links, including the expected move of the St. John's Ice Caps to Laval, the development of seventh-round pick Jake Evans, and the rule that caused P.K. Subban to lose his No Movement Clause.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens will hold a press conference on Monday with the expectation being that they will formally announce the move of the St. John's Ice Caps to Laval, bringing the farm team closer to the big club. [CBC]
  • Two years after being drafted by the Canadiens in the seventh round, Ontario-native Jake Evans is still focused on one day reaching the NHL as he leads a competitive Notre Dame team. [RDS]
  • Reid Duke - a former sixth-round draft pick of the Minnesota Wild - hopes to earn a spot within the Canadiens organization after a solid showing at development camp. [RDS]
  • Phillip Danault is keeping busy this summer by raising money for charity:

  • Meanwhile Zach Fucale was keeping an eye on the fights at UFC 200. [Twitter]
  • Despite seeing NHL action last season, Charlie Lindgren is realistic about his chances this year. [JdM]
  • Mikhail Sergachev has his sights set on the NHL next season. [Sportsnet]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Following his trade to the Nashville Predators, P.K. Subban lost his No Movement Clause - set to kick in just hours later - thanks to a backwards rule. [Vice Sports]
  • Phil Kessel underwent hand surgery this past week after suffering an injury back in the Penguins' first round playoff series against the New York Rangers, which apparently didn't hold him back through the rest of the post-season. [Pensburgh]
  • After being traded to the Anaheim Ducks, Jonathan Bernier says his time in the crease of the Toronto Maple Leafs was a good experience. [SN]