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Thursday Habs Headlines: Bergevin gained more experience working with Team Canada

Here are your daily links, including what Marc Bergevin learned from working with Team Canada, why the Canadiens are a must watch team next season, and how to avoid hockey withdrawal.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Bergevin believes that his involvement with Team Canada’s World Cup allowed him to work more closely with and learn from other general managers across the league. [RDS]
  • The return of an All-Star goaltender and the repercussions of a contentious blockbuster trade are among many things that will make the Montreal Canadiens one of the more entertaining teams to follow this season. [Sportsnet]
  • The Montreal Canadiens are one of five teams who made drastic changes this offseason that may have made said teams better. [USA Today]
  • Canadiens prospect Jeremiah Addison is expected to bring a veteran presence to the Windsor Spitfires and is eying a Memorial Cup victory with his new team. [Windsor Star]
  • Though the Ottawa 67’s are interested in adding Will Bitten to their roster, general manager Jeff Brown emphasized that he would not mortgage the future of his team to land the Canadiens prospect. [Ottawa Citizen]
  • And that’s not the only challenge:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • Former Hab Scott Gomez has announced his retirement. [Alaska Dispatch News]
  • Are you struggling with hockey withdrawal? Here’s everything you can do between now and the first preseason game. [Copper N Blue]
  • Mathieu Darche shared his thoughts on some of the changes he’d like to see Hockey Quebec adopt in order to better serve young hockey players in the province. [RDS]
  • She's been playing in a men's league for last two seasons, and now Shannon Szabados is hoping to earn a tryout with an ECHL team. [Edmonton Jurnal]
  • Check out some hilarious hypothetical names for the new Las Vegas franchise! [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • P.K. Subban returned to the Montreal Children’s Hospital to re-affirm his commitment to raise funds for the hospital and provide an update on how much money his charity has raised thus far. [CBC]
  • These are some rather interesting jerseys: