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Saturday Habs Headlines: Why Jaromir Jagr would be a fit with Montreal

Reway watch continues as his return to play nears, why both Markov and Jagr would fit in Montreal, Danault paying it forward, and more.

Montreal Canadiens v Florida Panthers Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Two of the remaining “old guard” UFA’s in the NHL would look like good fits in Habs’ uniforms. [ESPN]
  • Martin Reway is practising in Slovakia, which is great to see after the forward dealt with serious health issues last season. [EOTP]
  • Phillip Danault visited the Montreal Canadiens’ School of Hockey on Friday. [Canadiens Twitter]
  • Torrey Mitchell and Michael McCarron are training partners this summer, and both feel their are pushing each other to perform better. [Canadiens]
  • Shea Weber apparently has some acting skills, and not the diving kind either. [Instagram]
  • Weber does have a love for Sicamous, BC and wants to tell you about his home town. [Canadiens]
  • A fee charged to season ticket holders for printing their tickets has some of the most loyal in the fanbase buzzing. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Ilya Kovalchuk soap opera continues, as the Russian forward now says an NHL return is in the plans, but for the 2018-19 season. [Sportsnet]
  • Tomas Tatar and the Detroit Red Wings agreed to a four-year deal. [WIIM]
  • It’s official, 2018 top draft prospect Rasmus Dahlin will represent Sweden at the upcoming World Junior Summer Showcase. [NHL]
  • Women’s College Hockey is still reeling from major programs shutting down. Could crowdsourcing be a solution? [Puck Daddy]
  • A downtown arena isn’t necessary in Raleigh for the Carolina Hurricanes to succeed. [CC]