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Sunday Habs Headlines: Jonathan Drouin opens up options for Claude Julien

Here are your daily links, including Jonathan Drouin’s potential in Montreal, development camp reactions, Q&A with Marcus Stroman, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Craig Button discussed what Jonathan Drouin can bring to the Canadiens in the coming season. [TSN]
  • Who is Claude Julien going to have playing centre in 2017-18? Galchenyuk, or maybe Drouin? [Sportsnet]
  • Prospects Victor Mete [Twitter] and Will Bitten shared with social media how they enjoyed their time at development camp last week:

Merci Montreal / Thanks @canadiensmtl for another amazing camp! See you soon✌

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  • ICYMI: Amanda Stein has your development camp wrap-up! [EOTP]
  • He might not be converting to Habs fandom any time soon, but Jays’ pitcher Marcus Stroman admitted to keeping an eye on Brendan Gallagher’s play. [Canadiens]
  • Are the Canadiens any better off after the draft and free agency? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Youppi met a lot of creative con-goers at Montreal Comiccon—including the titular character from the Archie comics. Sort of. [Canadiens]
  • Time to dispel some of the rumours about Carey Price and the taxes he will—or won’t?—be paying on his shiny new contract. [La Presse]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • New Hab Jonathan Drouin made NHL.com’s list of last season’s breakout players, along with Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews. [NHL]
  • With the addition of Mikhail Sergachev, what might Tampa Bay’s blue line look like for the 2017-18 season? [Raw Charge]
  • Looking ahead to the 2018 Draft, Rasmus Dahlin is going to be quite the catch. [Twitter]