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Thursday Habs Headlines: Karl Alzner calls signing with Montreal an easy choice

Here are your daily links, including Karl Alzner’s free agency experience, and how the Habs have performed this off-season

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Karl Alzner opened up about what free agency was like, and why he decided to sign with the Montreal Canadiens. [FanRag Sports]
  • While the addition of Jonathan Drouin sticks out as a positive, it hasn’t been an easy off-season for the Canadiens. [SN]
  • Down Goes Brown considers the likelihood a number of players league-wide will finish their career with one club, including Tomas Plekanec and Carey Price. [SN]
  • If you haven’t done so, don’t forget to vote on the Habs Top 25 Under 25! [EOTP]
  • The Petry family is gearing up for a new season and counting down the days until October. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Donald Fehr gave his opinion on a number of topics, including bonus-filled contracts like that of Carey Price. [SN]
  • Quebec-native Jonathan Marchessault is excited to get things started with the Vegas Golden Knights. [NHL]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes agreed to a seven-year contract extension with defenceman Jaccob Slavin. [CC]
  • Many joined in remembering long-time London Knights trainer Don Brankley, who passed away at the age of 69. [London Free Press]