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Sunday Habs Headlines: Can Michel Therrien and Alexander Radulov work together?

Here are your daily links, including questions over the fit between Alexander Radulov and coach Michel Therrien, more reaction to Subban's departure, and a blow to the hopes of signing Vadim Shipachyov.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Hal Gill, who played with Alexander Radulov in Nashville, ponders how the Russian will mesh with Michel Therrien, and also comments on the departure of P.K. Subban. [La Presse]
  • As fans continue to react to the trade of Subban for Shea Weber, one fan returned their jersey with a message directed to the Canadiens management written on it. [ESPN]
  • While we search for reasons why Marc Bergevin and company decided to move Subban, Renaud Lavoie points to an example of what he believes the club felt was Subban "showing up" the organization. [SN]
  • Jonathan Willis investigates the four types of July 1st signings, noting the Canadiens' signing of Radulov as a "low-risk, high-reward" deal. [SN]
  • The hopes of the Habs - or any other team in the league - signing KHL star Vadim Shipachyov took a hit after news that he is expected to be at camp with SKA St. Petersburg next week. [Twitter]
  • In case you missed it, the Habs made two minor signings yesterday, inking Philip Samuelsson and Chris Terry to two-way contracts. [EOTP | SamuelssonTerry]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The departure of Subban represents the favouring of a more conservative style for a more conservative league — and some still somehow wonder where all the fans are going. [Globe and Mail]
  • While adjusting to professional hockey is difficult for any young player, it is made even more so for young Europeans who can't communicate with their coaches and teammates in English.  [Washington Post]
  • Former-Hab P.A. Parenteau will make his return to the New York Islanders, with whom he previously played for two seasons, after signing a one-year contract with the team. [Puck Daddy]