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Thursday Habs Headlines: Canadiens have added many newcomers over busy off-season

Here are your daily links, including Marc Bergevin’s busy summer, and Joni Ikonen officially moving to the Liiga.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The Canadiens have added numerous new faces over the course of what has been a fairly busy summer. [NHL]
  • As reported on EOTP, Joni Ikonen has officially been loaned to Finnish club KalPa by Frölunda. [KalPa]
  • Andrew Shaw gives his take on whether a hot dog is, in fact, a sandwich:
  • Could former Ottawa Senator Stephane Da Costa be an option for the Habs after spending the past three years in the KHL? [En Prolongation]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • A number of NHL clubs saw serious declines in attendance this past season, including the Ottawa Senators who saw a 13.6% drop. [TVA]
  • The NHL will allow AHL players to compete in the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics. [CBC]
  • Colton Parayko has set his value at just under $5 million for one year ahead of his arbitration hearing. [TSN]
  • Pension Plan Puppets put together a list of fantastic hockey resources many of us use frequently. [PPP]
  • Former Brampton Beast forward Chris Auger has signed with the Manchester Storm of the EIHL. [Manchester Storm]