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Sunday Habs Headlines: Montreal says goodbye to Nathan Beaulieu

In today’s links, teammates bid adieu, Vegas takes centre stage, celebrating Father’s Day, and more

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • ICYMI: The Habs dealt Nathan Beaulieu to Buffalo on Saturday before the trade freeze. [EOTP]
  • A farewell from Geoff Molson:
  • Ian Gallagher has been involved in his son’s life every step of the way, as a coach and as a father. [Canadiens]
  • There are still some questions to be answered about how the Habs will fare throughout the expansion process. [Canadiens]
  • The Habs (and everyone else) will be able to trade with Vegas starting at 10 AM EDT on Sunday, and anyone else starting again at 8 AM EDT on Thursday.
  • How many first-round picks have actually panned out for the Canadiens? [Twitter]
  • A new deal may be in the works for Charlie Lindgren. [TVA]
  • Brendan Gallagher took to Instagram (twice) to bid a public farewell to his buddy. [Instagram]

Good bye friend @natebeaulieu

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Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Vegas Golden Knghts have said they will give everyone a chance to keep their roster intact by trading picks. [Twitter]
  • Pierre LeBrun is reporting that the NHL’s newest team may already have several first-rounders lined up for the upcoming draft on Friday:
  • Elliotte Friedman posted confirmation from Toby Enstrom’s agent that he has waived his NMC as a favour to the Jets. [Twitter]
  • The best tweet about the Mike Smith to Calgary deal — which included goalie Chad Johnson — comes from someone you may not have expected:
  • Great to see Erik Karlsson is on the road to recovery after his surgery. [Twitter]
  • Linus Ullmark and his bride chose some unusual attire at their wedding. But don’t worry, they didn’t make the costume change until after the ceremony. [Twitter]
  • Alex Ovechkin was pretty excited to meet legendary soccer player Pelé. [RMNB]
  • Pierre LeBrun shared that the NHLPA is still waiting to announce a verdict on whether the salary cap will be raised to $75 million. [Twitter]