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Tuesday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens have a crowded roster, and someone will be the odd man out

In today's links, the logjam in the bottom six is discussed, the value of analytics in hockey-related decisions is debated, Lars Eller will be a key piece of the Washington Capitals next season, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens currently have too many one-way contracts and some moves could be made before the puck drops on the season. Analyzing the Canadiens' current salary cap situation [The Hockey Writers]
  • Former Hab Ryan O'Byrne was on Melnick yesterday to discuss his retirement, going back to school and own goals [TSN690]
  • In case you missed it, TSN's Travis Yost was on the Morning Show last Friday to talk about the value of analytics, communicating on social media, and how "old school management" handles statistics [TSN690]
  • More audio with former Habs defenceman Mike Weaver chatting about his hockey camp, and - what else? - weighing in on the Subban trade [TSN690]
  • Chris Nilan talks about the path to his own radio show following his NHL career []
  • One has to assume Andrei Markov has more than one fridge in his house:

    Main course for tonight! ✌ ️#nhl#hockeylife

    A photo posted by Andrei Markov (@marki79red) on

  • We know where Alex Galchenyuk keeps his skates - good place for them!

    @bauerhockey @garyland

    A photo posted by Alex Galchenyuk (@agally94) on

Around the League and elsewhere

  • Former Hab Lars Eller is considered a key arrival when considering what the Washington Capitals will look like next season []
  • Adam Larsson is excited to be in Edmonton (that's right: excited!) []
  • Brayden Schenn has a shiny new four-year contract in Philadelphia []
  • Montreal native Alex Burrows has gone from once buyout candidate to a leadership role on the Vancouver Canucks [The Province]
  • Speaking of old school, partners in crime Don Cherry and Ron MacLean were honoured with a star on Canada's Walk of Fame [Globe and Mail]