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Sunday Habs Headlines: Frölunda’s coach expects Artturi Lehkonen to make the Canadiens

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Here are your daily links, including Artturi Lehkonen’s future, the goaltending battle between Mike Condon and Al Montoya, how the Eastern Conference is surpassing the West, and the World Cup all-snubs team.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Artturi Lehkonen’ current coach, Roger Ronnberg, doesn’t expect his star player to return to Sweden after Montreal’s training camp.
  • There are doubts about whether Mike Condon can win the back-up job as he battles with Al Montoya heading into training camp but, for Condon, fighting for a spot has become routine. [TVA]
  • It seems as if the next partnership between McDonalds and Canadiens players will feature the duo of Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher. [DLC]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • After a decade or more in the shadow of the West, it appears as though the Eastern Conference is set to take charge in 2016-17. [SI]
  • What would a team assembled only with players left off of their country’s World Cup roster look like? Pretty good, as it turns out. [ESPN]
  • Having been sent home from New York Islanders training camp last year when he arrived late on day one, Josh Ho-Sang has really turned things around this summer. [SN]