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Thursday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens are reportedly shopping Mark Streit

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Here are your daily links, including Streit on the market, Jonathan Drouin’s latest off-ice announcement, Alex Galchenyuk moving down the lineup in practice, optimism for the season, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • It would seem the Canadiens are interested in un-acquiring off-season acquisition Mark Streit. [Sportsnet]
  • Continuing his philanthropic contributions, Jonathan Drouin will offer a special opportunity for kids to attend Canadiens’ home games. [Canadiens]
  • Victor Mete made the team, and now he’s making an impression. [Sportsnet]
  • Concerned about the Habs’ slow start? Marc Dumont has some numbers to reassure you. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Joni Ikonen is starting to hit his groove.
  • Alex Galchenyuk may have been bumped down the lineup temporarily, but his teammates still have nothing but praise for his game. [Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Fans and teammates alike can rejoice that Jaromir Jagr is back in the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • If the Carolina Hurricanes want to sell tickets, they’re going to need to make more of an effort. [Canes Country]
  • The Islanders are determined to find a new home for John Tavares...and the rest of the team. [31 Thoughts]
  • The new travel commitment for the CWHL might not be worth the pay increase for some players. [Toronto Star]
  • Hockey nerd Mark Scheifele told the Player’s Tribune about the toughest opponents he’s faced. [The Player’s Tribune]
  • With hockey’s lack of popularity in France, players are finding it difficult to stay in the sport. [Les Championnes]
  • How did Jesper Bratt go from a sixth-round selection in the 2016 draft to the most talked-about Devils player coming out of camp this year? [Sportsnet]
  • Deryk Engelland shared why it’s important to him for the Golden Knights to take an active role in helping their community heal. [Sports Illustrated]