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Saturday Habs Headlines: Evaluating Marc Bergevin’s body of work

Bob McKenzie grades the Habs’ GM, Shipachyov fallout, McNiven among top MVP candidates and more

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Bob McKenzie weighs in on the performance of Canadiens’ GM Marc Bergevin after five years. [TSN 690]
  • Vadim Shipachyov wasn’t without interest for the Canadiens, it seems. [Eric Engels]
  • In case you were wondering, it seems Las Vegas has the inside track for Evgeny Dadonov.
  • One day after being nominated as the league’s best goaltender, Michael McNiven was announced as the runner-up for the Red Tilson Trophy. [OHL]
  • A former invite to Habs’ camp has signed a deal to join TPS in Finland. [Andrew Zadarnowski]
  • Learn to Play hit the Bell Centre ice this week. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The opening day of World Championship play yielded some highlight reel material. [IIHF]
  • Former Canadiens’ goaltender Cristobal Huet will end his international career on home ice. [NHL]
  • Marc Savard and Ian Laperrière are concerned for Sidney Crosby’s health. [ICI Radio-Canada]
  • Could KHL star Vadim Shipachyov’s defection to the NHL influence other players to take the plunge? [La Presse]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes have inked Scott Darling to a four year deal. [NHL]
  • Are offsides challenges ruining hockey? Bob McKenzie gives us his opinion on this and much more, in the latest BobCast. [TSN]
  • Torey Krug shows everyone that perseverance is useful off the ice as well. [Torey Krug]
  • Voltigeurs de Drummondville coach and GM Dominique Ducharme is a strong candidate for the Rockford IceHogs’ Head Coach vacancy. [RDS]