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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin under the microscope

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In today’s links, commentary on what Marc Bergevin did and did not do this previous season, more confusion and controversy over Sidney Crosby’s concussion situation, and more.

Montreal Canadiens Introduce Marc Bergevin As General Manager Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Marc Bergevin failed to add skill at the deadline, and it’s still something he needs to find heading into next season. [TSN 690]
  • Does the success of the Nashville Predators reflect poorly upon Marc Bergevin? [TSN 690]
  • Philippe Cantin declares the winner in year one of The Trade. [La Presse]
  • Halifax Mooseheads head coach André Tourigny has been interviewed twice for the head coaching position of the Laval Rocket. [Jean-Charles Lajoie]
  • The Windsor Spitfires are looking to two Canadiens prospects as they prepare to host the Memorial Cup. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Concussion spotters had their hands tied as Sidney Crosby flew head first into the boards during Game Six. [USA Today]
  • What really is going on with Crosby’s concussion situation? [PensBurgh]
  • Why did Crosby keep playing after his head impact? [Washington Post]
  • Alex Ovechkin sent a message to his teammates by accepting a place on the third line. [Washington Post]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights are counting on Vadim Shipachyov for offence. [NHL.com]
  • Michel Therrien and Jim Montgomery received second interviews for the Florida Panthers’ head coaching vacancy. [George Richards]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk is eyeing an NHL return, and the New Jersey Devils are open to a sign-and-trade. [TSN]
  • Reports indicate that the New York Islanders will likely table an 8 year/$80M contract extension to John Tavares. [TSN]
  • The Los Angeles Kings have signed pending RFA Tanner Pearson to a 4 year/$15M extension. [TSN]
  • The Dallas Stars have acquired the rights to pending UFA Ben Bishop from the Kings for the fourth-round pick acquired from Montreal in the Jordie Benn trade. [TSN]
  • Chris Creamer worked with the NHL to produce a striking history of the league’s franchises throughout history. [Twitter]
  • Rene Fasel hasn’t given up on NHL players in Pyeongchang. [TSN]
  • Latvian fans forever. [Twitter]