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Friday Habs Headlines: Julien’s balanced approach opens opportunities for the kids

In today’s links, Claude Julien’s approach is great for the youngsters, Canadiens past and present weigh in on the start of a new season, and Nathan Walker’s journey from the Opera House to the White House.

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NHL: Preseason-Florida Panthers at Montreal Canadiens Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Habs’ balanced attack is good news for the team’s youngsters. [Montreal Gazette]
  • This is a make or break season for Marc Bergevin. [Sportsnet]
  • Jonathan Drouin recalls that his first season of organized hockey didn’t go as smoothly as he had hoped. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Karl Alzner is used to not being noticed. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Nathan Beaulieu thinks his friend Alex Galchenyuk needs to be allowed to just play hockey. [The Athletic]
  • What can we expect from Victor Mete in his first season? [RDS]
  • The numbers point towards Brendan Gallagher having a rebound season. [TSN]
  • The Habs have no room for error this year. [RDS]
  • Marc de Foy thinks that the playoffs are not on the Canadiens’ radar this season. [Journal de Montreal]
  • The inaugural home game for the Laval Rocket is sold out! [Laval Rocket]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • “Describe Jaromir Jagr.” [NHL]