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Thursday Habs Headlines: Shea Weber continues to earn praise from Team Canada

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Here are your daily links, including Shea Weber’s importance to Team Canada, Carey Price’s first start and good news for former Canadiens.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • As Shea Weber continues to earn compliments from Team Canada's World Cup squad, Canadiens fans should get more excited to see the blue liner suit up for Montreal next season. [National Post]
  • Carey Price has been officially announced as Team Canada’s starter for the opening pretournament game and the Canadiens goaltender can't wait to play. [WCH 2016SportsnetToday's Slapshot]
  • Forward Alexander Radulov answers questions from his new fans! [Canadiens]
  • Canadiens legend Yvan Cournoyer shared his memories of the 1972 Summit Series. [NHL]
  • Three Les Canadiennes stars are among the 44 players who have been invited to Canada’s National Women’s Team Fall Festival in Calgary:
  • It’s time for the big reveal:
  • Shea Weber’s shot has left its mark on his Western Conference opponents:
  • Just in case you didn't hear it 31 times already, Carey Price is a 100% ready to go:

Around The League and Elsewhere

  • With the NHL still debating on whether to continue participating in the Olympics or not, Canada’s golden generation might not get an another opportunity to represent their country in an international competition. [Sportsnet]
  • Head Coach Mike Babcock knows exactly how to prepare Team Canada for the World Cup. [NHL]
  • Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson looks forward to donning his national colours at the World Cup and discusses the influence Niklas Lidström has had on young Swedish defensemen. [Five For Howling]
  • Playing hockey in the Netherlands helped Dale Weise change his style of play and earned him the moniker ‘Dutch Gretzky’. [Courier-Post]
  • Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby believes that there are an abundance of good leaders on Team Canada. [Sportsnet]
  • Former Canadien George Parros will be joining the league’s front office. [TSN]
  • Fellow former Canadien Manny Malhotra has also found himself a new job:
  • Russia has expressed interest in hosting the World Cup:
  • Don’t be alarmed if NHL teams hand out more professional tryout contracts than usual:
  • Which teams might need Kris Versteeg’s services?