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Sunday Habs Headlines: Galchenyuk and Gallagher praise Lehkonen

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Here are your daily links, including plenty of praise for a phenom Finn, World Cup of Hockey stories, and a bad break for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Artturi Lehkonen hasn't been in Montreal long, but he's already showing he's able to keep up with the likes of Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher. [RDS]
  • Speaking of the dynamic trio, Gallagher and Galchenyuk have nothing but praise for the young Finn. [Canadiens]
  • A little bit of guidance and advice from his father has helped shape a highly successful pro career for Daniel Carr thus far. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Relive some of the Canadiens' greatest moments in history with this series of documentaries. [Radio Canada]
  • With their World Cup time over with, both Max Pacioretty and Tomas Plekanec will be back in Habs uniform next week.
  • After a busy off-season and several roster moves, a number of players have the opportunity to force their way into the lineup this season. [Sportsnet]
  • While Carey Price is the obvious starter, it looks like veteran Al Montoya has the inside track to the back up job in Montreal. [TSN]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Former Canadiens centre Lars Eller has kicked off training camp with the Capitals alongside Justin Williams and Marcus Johansson. [Washington Post]
  • It looks like Jacob Trouba's time in Winnipeg is over, the young defenceman has requested a trade away from the Jets.

  • With P.K. Subban now patrolling the blueline, the Predators' defensive core may finally stop being considered "under-rated". [Today's Slapshot]
  • Anze Kopitar is providing fantastic leadership as captain of Team Europe at the World Cup of Hockey. [Puck Daddy]
  • Bad news for Penguins fans, Matt Murray suffered an injury at the World Cup and is out for several weeks. [Pensburgh]
  • Former St. John's IceCaps forward Bud Holloway suffered a brutal headshot in the KHL from Ivan Kuchin, who was suspended for three games.