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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Bergevin not likely to offer sheet any RFAs

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Your daily links, including what Marc Bergevin isn’t likely to do this summer, the loss of a former Canadiens’ owner, key support for the now defunct IceCaps, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Former Habs’ president and owner John David Molson has passed away. [Canadiens]
  • Among many topics of conversation, Conor McKenna warns Habs fans not to expect offer sheets this summer. [TSN 690]
  • One player hoping to return to Montreal next season is the recently acquired Andreas Martinsen. [RDS]
  • 24 years ago Monday, Kirk Muller scored an overtime winner to sweep the Buffalo Sabres. [NHL]
  • Hockey may be over for the St. John’s IceCaps, but Buddy is still working hard. [Kory Harnum]
  • If you haven’t learned about Andrew Abbott, the IceCaps’ seventh man, now’s the time. [NTV]
  • As the IceCaps move to Laval to become the Rocket, it’s entirely possible Bergevin has more changes in mind for the Habs’ farm team. [ICI Radio-Canada]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Nashville, TN is alight with celebratory vibes after the Predators clinched their first ever trip to the Western Conference Final. [NHL]
  • After the series victory, P.K. Subban channeled his inner investigative reporter and asked the hard questions to teammate Roman Josi. [NHL]
  • The Preds turned a few heads since last season, making bold trades, but the results are positive so far. [NHL]
  • The Edmonton Oilers are making minced meat of the momentum theory. [Vice Sports]
  • With the latest elimination in the NHL playoffs, more roster updates for the World Championships could take place for Canada, but not likely Russia. [TSN]
  • Meanwhile, the Czech Republic mounted a comeback and beat Finland in a shootout in their third game of the competition. [NHL]
  • John Tavares underwent surgery on his hand just a few weeks ago. [Newsday]
  • There was a possible leak of hats for the Vegas Golden Knights, which could tease the team’s inaugural jerseys. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • If you were on the edge of your seat awaiting a reversal of the NHL’s Olympic plans, you can settle back in. Nothing is changing. [Darren Dreger]
  • Former Canadiens’ player Tom Kostopoulos will play his 19th pro season next year. [The AHL]
  • Patrick Eaves’ mom is cool. [Patrick Eaves]