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Here are your daily links, including why the team still needs help up-front, Radulov's maturity and teams who have been quiet this offseason.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens shored up their top six by signing Alexander Radulov, but there's still some questions heading into the summer, especially on the left wing. [TSN 690]
  • What does the P.K. Subban trade tell us about the city of Montreal? [Maclean's]
  • Darren Dreger believes that Radulov has matured greatly since his last outing in the NHL and that Marc Bergevin did have a conversation with Shea Weber prior to signing him. [Today's Slapshot]
  • Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien might find himself on the hot seat, if his team gets off to a slow start. [Down Goes Brown | Sportsnet]
  • The Montreal Canadiens were among the most aggressive teams in the offseason. [CBS Sports]
  • Marc Bergevin made a risky move by trading away P.K. Subban and hopefully, this trade won't have the same effects the last big trade the Canadiens made. [La Presse]
  • Prospect Connor Crisp looks forward to moving on from last year's disastrous season and bouncing back from a serious injury. [RDS]
  • Nikita Scherbak hasn’t forgotten St. John’s IceCaps fans!
  • Canadiens great Newsy Lalonde will be honoured in the city of Cornwall:
  • Condolences to the Fontinato family:
  • Brampton Beast broadcaster Chris Ballard shared his thoughts on Habs prospects:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • With many teams opting to make big moves this offseason, here are the six odd franchises who haven’t made a splash yet. [Yahoo Sports]
  • How bad was the Matt Martin deal? It was really, really bad. Good job Maple Leafs! [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • New York Rangers GM Jeff Gorton is cleverly using free agency to address some of his team’s needs. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Fans have been known to get creative when expressing their displeasure with their teams. [Toronto Star]
  • Here’s what Nashville Predators fans can expect from new acquisition P.K. Subban:
  • He also revealed that he hasn’t been keeping up with his former team:
  • These players are going to arbitration:
  • With the MLB All-Star game coming up, the Toronto Blue Jays have a problem – they have too many deserving candidates who should represent the team at the event. [Sportsnet]