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Thursday Habs Headlines: Canadiens prospects determined to impress at development camp

Here are your daily links, including how Canadiens prospects are progressing, Shaw's first visit to Montreal and how Rogers is misunderstanding hockey fans.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • His brief NHL stint last season was enough to motivate Michael McCarron to work his way towards grabbing a full time spot. [La Presse]
  • Everett Silvertips head coach Kevin Constantine spoke highly of prospect Noah Juulsen when assessing the defenseman’s performance. [Le Journal De Montreal]
  • Former seventh-round pick Jake Evans looked back on his own draft day experiences and touched on his plans for the future. [La Presse]
  • The Canadiens have remained gun shy when it comes to drafting European players, due to the changes to the NHL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. [La Presse]
  • Not all of the Canadiens prospects taking part in development camp will earn spots on the Montreal Canadiens. Here are just some of the players who could start next season at St. John’s. [The Telegram]
  • Phillip Danault is happy to be back with the Canadiens organization, after spending a stressful few weeks without a contract. [Le Journal De Montreal]
  • TSN’s Ray Ferraro stated that he knew the Canadiens were looking to make some trades this offseason, but he didn’t expect that is would be P.K. Subban who would be heading the other way. [TSN 690]
  • Nikita Scherbak filled fans in on what he was up to this offseason:
  • Zach Fucale has been hard at work since the IceCaps season ended:
  • Martin Reway is excited to be back:
  • Prospects were giving it their all at development camp:

  • Andrew Shaw got his first taste of Montreal:
  • Shaw also looked back at his time as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks and shared his thoughts on the surprise trade that brought him to Montreal. [The Athletic]
  • Carey Price broke his Twitter silence:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Though Rogers is looking to cater to "hardcore" hockey fans, it fails to understand who exactly a "hardcore" hockey fan is and what exactly they want in a hockey broadcast. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The San Jose Sharks were forced to sign forward Mikkel Boedker to an altered deal, after their first contract was found to have violated the NHL’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. [Fear The Fin]
  • New reports indicate that certain Canadian Hockey League teams may have broken league rules in order to attract coveted prospects from the NCAA. [TSN]
  • Lars Eller is no stranger to having been traded, having been sent to Montreal from St. Louis as a 21-year old in exchange for Jaroslav Halak. Now, he’ll have to start over again in Washington – an opportunity he welcomes with open arms. [NHL]