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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Antoine Vermette is open to receiving an offer from the Canadiens

Here are your daily links, including Antoine Vermette’s willingness to play in Montreal, Michel Therrien’s low ranking among current NHL coaches, and Team Canada’s brand new jerseys.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Former Arizona Coyotes forward Antoine Vermette indicated that he would be willing to accept an offer from the Montreal Canadiens. [RDS]
  • David Desharnais stated that he looked forward to playing alongside Vermette, should the veteran centre land in Montreal. [RDS]
  • Unfortunately, Michel Therrien didn’t rank too highly when compared against fellow coaches from around the league. [The Score]
  • Speaking of Michel Therrien, defenseman Shea Weber is expected to make an appearance at his new coach’s golf tournament next Tuesday. [Hockey Inside/Out]
  • TVA Sports lost out on nearly $2.4 million due the Montreal Canadiens inability to make the playoffs last season. [La Presse]
  • Canadiens prospect Magnus Nygren returned to the ice for the first time after a well-deserved summer break. [Hockeysverige]
  • The Edmonton Oilers have hired a former Canadiens front office member:
  • Congratulations to Andrew Shaw!
  • Steve Dangle asked Marie-Philip Poulin the question we’ve all been waiting for:
  • Don’t miss out on a chance to watch Katia Heydra live:
  • Have you ever wanted to work for the Canadiens? Then this may be the perfect opportunity for you:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog spoke out about how hockey players feel pressured to return to the game as soon as possible, despite being diagnosed with a concussion. [The Players’ Tribune]
  • The NHL has never really regained the creativity it lost following the Florida Panthers miracle run to the 1996 Stanley Cup finals. [Today’s Slapshot]
  • Team Canada released their brand new hockey jerseys. Do you like the new look? [CBC]
  • Check out where team have fallen on the Bizarro-meter this year (spoiler alert: the Canadiens are a very bizarre team). [Sportsnet | Down Goes Brown]
  • The Arizona Coyotes might just be cursed. No seriously, how else would you explain their captain missing games because he caught Rocky Mountain spotted fever? [Puck Daddy]
  • According to soccer player Chris McCready, locker room speeches made by coaches aren’t nearly as motivating as they are made out to be. [The Guardian]