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Carey Price looks to be in MVP shape as he stoned the Czech Republic in Canada's World Cup tournament opener. Meanwhile Mikhail Sergachev was busy turning heads, until his got hit in an ugly check. Rookie camp is generating lots to talk about, and we hear from a few players as well as Martin Lapointe.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • While most of the focus has been on Vadim Shipachyov recent, it turns out the Habs also inquired about the talented KHLer Evgenii Dadonov. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Carey Price looks like Carey Price in Canada’s World Cup debut, shutting out Team Czech Republic. [WCH 2016]
  • Mikhail Sergachev was impressive against the Senators’ rookies, at least until he left the game with an injury. [EOTP]
  • Victor Mete grabbed two assists in his first game in a Canadiens jersey, it was a debut he says he will remember. [Canadiens]
  • Michael McCarron has been impressing with his leadership at rookie camp. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Will Bitten, Zachary Fucale, Victor Mete and Artturi Lehkonen spoke to the media following Saturday’s rookie game. [Twitter]
  • Martin Lapointe also spoke to the press. [NHL]
  • Here’s a great team snap of the rookies before they had departed for London. [Twitter]
  • Alexander Radulov has fond memories of his junior days in Quebec City, and he shares his favourite memories of his time with the Remparts. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Martin Reway thanks everyone for their support while he fought a serious illness. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • With power rankings being so popular, it’s time to take a look at how to evaluate an NHL front office. [Today’s Slapshot]
  • Martin Brodeur got the unique chance to watch his son play in net at a Columbus Blue Jackets prospects game. [NHL]
  • Joe Pavelski and Evgeni Nabokov undertook a campaign to increase ticket sales, and it came with a silly commercial, which you can see, along with outtakes. [NHL]
  • Taking a look at Russian great Sergei Mozyakin, who continues to drive towards more records. [Sports Rants]
  • Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov donned mascot suits and warmed up with some kids, to the delight of a surprised crowd. [YouTube]
  • Speaking of Ovechkin, it seems Joe Pavelski’s grandmother has recently met him! [Twitter]

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