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.
Last night in St John's. Sad leaving such a beautiful place and my great teammates! Thanks to all you Newfoundlanders, you're the best :)— Max Friberg (@Friberg12) April 30, 2017
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]