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Your daily links, including the Canadiens’ strength between the pipes, reviewing their off-season, prospects in the spotlight, Marc Bergevin’s birthday and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • If NHL teams were ranked by their skill and depth in the goaltending position, the Canadiens would be first overall. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Alex Galchenyuk is the master of the unexpected. He’s in Italy. He’s running slowly up mountains. He’s bald. [Instagram]

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  • According to Dave Pagnotta the Canadiens are better after their off-season gave them extra cap space. [TSN 690]
  • Get your Ryan Poehling facts in the newest pop-up video. [Canadiens]
  • Friday was the birthday of Habs’ GM Marc Bergevin. Wonder if he got everything he wished for. [NHL History Girl]
  • What’s better than getting drafted by the Habs? For Cale Fleury, it’s making a bet you’d be their pick and winning an extra $20. [Canadiens]
  • Fitness Friday means Pierre Allard shares some wisdom. This week: eating well in a fast-paced world. [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Our friends at Mile High Hockey are starting a series to examine the line between cap space and on-ice performance. Part one looks at which teams are getting bang for their buck. [MHH]
  • The Chicago Steel are USHL champs, so that means fun media events. Check out a player bring his hockey stick with him to deliver the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox game. [Puck Daddy]
  • NWHL Commissioner Dani Rylan sent a nice message to players departing her league to join the CWHL’s Chinese franchises. [Dani Rylan]