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Saturday Habs Headlines: Mikhail Sergachev and Jeremiah Addison help Windsor open the Memorial Cup with a win

In today’s links, the Canadiens have had some of the best teams in NHL history, Larry Robinson was one of the best defenders in NHL history, and unless things change, Marc Bergevin won’t be seen as one of the best GMs in Habs history.

Niagara Ice Dogs V Windsor Spitfires Photo by Dennis Pajot/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Windsor Spitfires returned to the ice for the first time in six weeks, and got key contributions from two Habs prospects on the way to a win in the opening game of the Memorial Cup. [Sportsnet]
  • Three of the all-time best NHL teams were iterations of the Montreal Canadiens. [NHL]
  • It’s been 28 years since Larry Robinson broke new ground in NHL playoff history. [Canadiens]
  • The Stanley Cup contending window for the Canadiens is wavering, and Marc Bergevin has to make key moves this summer to keep it open. [Habs EOTP]
  • While watching the conference finals, what would Marc Bergevin have wanted to add to his team? [TSN 690]
  • Could one of the GM’s moves be to trade young Alex Galchenyuk? François Gagnon weighs in on whether we’ve seen the last of Chucky in a Habs’ jersey. [TSN 690]
  • Get up to speed with youngster Antoine Waked, recently signed by the Habs, with his extended 2016-17 season highlights package. [YouTube]
  • St. John’s IceCaps’ Head Coach Sylvain Lefebvre has struggled to produce wins, but he’s impressed enough to reportedly have been offered a contract extension to coach the Laval Rocket. [TVA Sports]
  • Liv Price reacted to that latest bit of news. [Angela Price]

We get way too much pleasure out of giving Liv sour things to eat #babyliv #babysourface

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Around the league and elsewhere

  • You may or may not be cheering for them, but the Ottawa Senators stand alone as Canada’s team, and they’re proudly wearing their pride on their helmets as of game four. [TSN]
  • Erik Karlsson has adapted his game on the fly, and carried his team to a deep run. [NHL]
  • Henrik Lundqvist had a new mask made for the World Championship. Great work (as always) by DAVEART. [Facebook]
  • The Memorial Cup has started, and there’s a handful of future NHL stars who are worth keeping an eye on. [Sportsnet]
  • After a brief four-start audition, Peter Budaj appears to have secured interest in a new contract from the Tampa Bay Lightning. [TSN]
  • NHL teams may soon be forced to hand over their medical records in the ongoing concussion case. [TSN]
  • Scott Wheeler has feelings about the concussion problem. [PPP]
  • If you don’t remember Roman Lyashenko, you need to read this piece. If you do remember him, you’re going to want to read this article. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Joy Phillips and Coraleigh Kieran don’t need to be Nashville Predators to be thankful for P.K. Subban. [Montreal Gazette]