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Monday Habs Headlines: Alex Galchenyuk sets a solid example for work ethic

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The sniper arguably had his breakout year this past season and has put in lots of hard work this summer. Max Pacioretty is an elite clutch goal-scorer in the NHL and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Alex Galchenyuk is helping set the example for newcomers when it comes to summer training. [Last Word on Sports]
  • That’s Hockey looks at the off-season moves in Montreal and in Toronto as both teams look set to head into the 2016-17 season. [TSN]
  • It’s easy to overlook Max Pacioretty as an offensive juggernaut but the fact is he scores goals. And a lot of important ones. [Twitter]
  • In case you missed it, Down Goes Brown remembered a hilariously terrible Habs-themed Vanilla Ice parody. No seriously. [Vice Sports]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Brandon Wheat Kings GM Kelly McCrimmon is expected to be named to the Las Vegas management team as assistant to General Manager George McPhee. [RDS]
  • 3 vs. 3 overtime started off with a bang, but a deeper look reveals that coaches have already begun finding ways to make it a tighter and more conservative affair. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Former Canadiens’ forward Michael Bournival doesn’t hold a grudge against the Habs but looks forward to proving his NHL worth with the Tampa Bay Lightning. [TVA Sports]
  • The ongoing debate between stats and traditionalists probably isn’t going anywhere, but here’s a good look at why the divide exists. [Flames Nation]
  • The Florida Panthers have had a busy off-season and fans have reason to be excited about what the club is up to. [Litterbox Cats]
  • This summer has seen a few headline-worthy trades, why not take a look at some of the biggest trades that came close to happening in the NHL’s past. [The Hockey News]