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Sunday Habs Headlines: Tomas Plekanec looks forward to playing with Shea Weber

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Here are your daily links, including which players might get the most offensive opportunities, whether the Habs are better or worse now than this time last year, and P.K. Subban's comments on playing in Nashville.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • With some uncertainty over how the lines will look come October, TSN 690 debates which players will make up the Canadiens' top six. [TSN 690]
  • Tomas Plekanec discusses some of the off-season acquisitions, including new blue-liner Shea Weber. [RDS]
  • The makeup of the Habs roster is certainly much different than it was this time last year after a few notable transactions, but are the Canadiens in a better position now than they were last October? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Alex Galchenyuk picks the best parts of some of the league's stars to create his ultimate player [Canadiens.com]
  • Nikita Scherbak is throroughly enjoying his summer:

    That's what happens when you trying catch the Pikachu #PokemonGo

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Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Former Canadien P.K. Subban says he is looking forward to playing in Nashville, where he believes there will be fewer distractions than Montreal. [NHL.com]
  • The Philadelphia Flyers and forward Brayden Schenn may soon be heading to arbitration as the two sides remain apart on both term and salary in contract negotiations. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • His brother, Luke Schenn, has signed with the Arizona Coyotes [Five for Howling]
  • Headlined by Brandon Wheat Kings forward Nolan Patrick, the 2017 NHL draft class is sure to be a promising one - which will also once again feature a slew of impressive Finns. [NHL.com]
  • Tunisia is looking to win the first ever African Ice Hockey Cup, and Montreal native Achraf Znaki is hoping to lead them to victory [CBC]