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Tuesday Habs Headlines: A prospect on Bergevin’s list was drafted before Montreal’s pick

A second round target was snatched ahead of the Habs’ second round picks, Hemsky’s potential upside, Trevor Timmins answers fan questions and more.

2017 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Marc Bergevin had targeted a francophone player with one of his two second-round picks at the latest entry draft, but that prospect was selected before Montreal could take him. [TVA Sports]
  • Ales Hemsky may still have the tools to have a bigger impact than simply depth scoring with Montreal. [EOTP]
  • Carey Price will join NHLers T.J. Oshie and Joe Pavelski along with many other athletes and celebrities at the American Century Championship golf event. [Canadiens]
  • Mark your calendars, October 6th will see the Laval Rocket play their first home game. [JdM]
  • Looking back at the top five players to play only a single season with the Habs, let’s remember Mike Johnson. [EOTP]
  • Youppi! dresses up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle at ComicCon. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Kristopher Letang is not too busy celebrating the Stanley Cup championship to train for camp next year, the Penguins’ top defenceman expects to be ready to start the 2017-18 season. [La Presse]
  • A former Canadiens’ captain finds himself an NHL job in California. [LA Kings PR]