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Friday Habs Headlines: Andrew Shaw excited about playing alongside Shea Weber

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Here are your daily links, including Andrew Shaw's delight in no longer playing against Shea Weber, Mikhail Sergachev's impressive showing at development camp, and how the P.K. Subban trade effects patients at the Montreal Children's Hospital.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Newly-acquired forward Andrew Shaw is looking forward to joining the Canadiens this season, and points to wearing the same uniform as Shea Weber as a big reason why. [NHL.com]
  • St. John's Ice Caps head coach Sylvain Lefebvre has been working closely with the Canadiens' young hopefuls at development camp - check out his comments on how things have been going. [Ice Caps]
  • Mikhail Sergachev and Michael McCarron became well introduced to each other, getting caught up in the heat of competition at development camp yesterday. [Twitter]
  • Meanwhile, talk of Sergachev pushing for a spot on the Canadiens' blue-line as an 18-year-old is amping up as the rookie continues to impress:
  • Sergachev certainly showed why he was made the ninth-overall pick in the draft at development camp this week, looking every bit of a future NHL star. [Canadiens.com]
  • More from development camp - a few fellow Habs prospects showed Nikita Scherbak why you never leave your phone unattended. [Instagram]
  • Scherbak, of course, had a very successful showing at camp as he and Team A came out victorious on day five. [Twitter]
  • Still feeling the effects of the P.K. Subban trade are patients at the Montreal Children's Hospital, who had to be assured they will still get visits from their hero. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Check out the Canadiens' prospect depth chart, which received a needed boost on the blue-line at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. [TBT]
  • Montreal Canadiens' goaltending coach Stephane Waite will join the Team Canada staff as a goaltending consultant for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. [Twitter]


Around the League and Elsewhere

  • P.K. Subban will have no issue settling into the Nashville Predators defensive group. In fact he looks like the perfect fit. [Tennessean]
  • The 2016-17 CWHL regular season schedule has been announced, with les Canadiennes taking on the Brampton Thunder to open the season on October 15. [Twitter]
  • Kacey Bellamy of USA Hockey and the NWHL's Boston Pride pens a letter to her younger self as she reflects on the journey that brought her to where she is today. [TPT]
  • Hockey fans and journalists alike often disagree over whether a player is "elite" or not, and there's much more than just the player's ability that can influence our belief one way or the other. [Today's Slapshot]
  • Building and operating advanced stats sites like War on Ice, which we have become so reliant on, is no easy task. [Vice Sports]
  • The trade of Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils is not a sign of Hall failing the Edmonton Oilers, but rather of his former team failing him. [Edmonton Journal]
  • There is little doubt that there is a lot wrong with the way junior hockey is run in Canada, and the CHL may be beyond repair. [Fear the Fin]
  • The American Hockey League held it's annual Board of Governors meetings this week, and you can check out all the news on their website including new punishments for fighting. [The AHL]
  • Need to get rid of a jersey after the trade of Subban to Nashville? Lighthouse Hockey has a solution! [LH]