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Monday Habs Headlines: Carey Price’s contract is a priority for Bergevin

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Here are your daily links including Price’s contract renewal, Bergevin’s next steps and Lehkonen says thank you

Montreal Canadiens v New York Rangers - Game Six Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal News and Notes

  • GM Marc Bergevin isn’t looking too far in to the future, but having Carey Price sign a new contract come July 1 will certainly help with his job security. [Boston Globe]
  • It’s time for Bergevin to make some serious changes and look to sign some snipers, or else the Habs will continue to stall. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Francis Bouillon discusses the Canadiens new Learn to Play initiative for kids ages 4-8. [NHL]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski joins Habs Breakfast to discuss what the Ottawa Senators have that the Canadiens don’t. [TSN]
  • Artturi Lehkonen sends his thanks for an unforgettable first season.
  • Max Friberg was saddened to leave the city he called home this year.

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • After the Canadiens were eliminated during round one of the playoffs, a Montreal resident changed the name of his bar for the duration of the Nashville Predators run, in honour of P.K Subban. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Predators need to take advantage of their speed if they want to make their mark in the playoffs. [On the Forecheck]
  • The Washington Capitals panicked and lost Game Two with one of their best players watching from the bench. [Washington Post]
  • A diner in Ottawa created a brunch special called the “Pageau 4444”, in honour of Jean-Gabriel Pageau and his four-goal night on Saturday. [NHL]
  • The Edmonton Oilers are Vegas favourites to win the 2017 Stanley Cup, with their chances listed as three-to-one. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Five teams who may be interested in making a trade with Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee. [The Hockey News]