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Tuesday Habs Headlines: The trade debate continues, Shea Weber speaks, and so does Matt Pfeffer

The trade debate rages on, Sportsnet catches up with Shea Weber in B.C., and Phil Kessel himself finally brought the Stanley Cup back to Toronto.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • While they were largely taken out of context after the were published, former Canadiens analyst Matt Pfeffer commented on his pitch for the Habs to refrain from trading P.K. Subban for Shea Weber. [The Hockey News]
  • Pfeffer later regretted making the comments on Weber and the Canadiens organization, on Twitter (tweet since deleted). Also see Weber's views on being traded and being his 'own man' and going to the hotbed known as Montreal. [Sportsnet]
  • The NHL is undergoing a youth movement, and this past season saw the emergence of several young stars. Alex Galchenyuk is recognized as one of the players to achieve that last season []
  • Among players not yet in the NHL to make that breakout, Mikhail Sergachev is among the most promising prospects in the league to accomplish that feat. [Bleacher Report]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • In a press conference, Subban said he is very happy to join the Nashville Predators, and David Poile is quite happy to have him. []
  • The Ottawa Senators sent Mika Zibanejad and second-round pick in 2018 to the New York Rangers in return for Derick Brassard and seventh-round selection in that draft. []
  • Phil Kessel spent his day with the Stanley Cup in Toronto, putting smiles on young faces at the Hospital for Sick Children [CBC]
  • Bobby Hull was a great hockey player, but not a great human being. That raises some questions about how far the Winnipeg Jets organization should go to honour him. [Arctic Ice Hockey]