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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Getting excited about Habs prospects

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Looking forward to Habs prospects, a blockbuster CWHL trade as Montreal gets a star goaltender, the Will Butcher sweepstakes, and much more

NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The TSN690 crew got excited about some of the Habs upcoming prospects [TSN]
  • Also on TSN690, James Mirtle talks about The Athletic’s expansion to Montreal. [TSN]
  • Habs prospect Hayden Hawkey appreciates Phil Kessel
  • Les Canadiennes made a huge trade acquiring star goaltender Emerance Maschmeyer and announced other roster moves. [EOTP]
  • Caroline Ouellette and Maschmeyer herself reacted to the news.
  • Andrew Shaw got married last weekend, and there were a bunch of his old Chicago teammates there... And Shea Weber. [Second City Hockey]
  • The Habs are launching a new restaurant venture near the Bell Centre and Place Bell. [Canadiens]
  • The NHL will be present at the Montreal Pride Parade this weekend. [Dave Stubbs/Twitter]
  • Will Butcher is now a free agent, and could be a fit in Montreal. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • The CWHL is partnering with CCM Concussions to monitor and manage concussions [CCM Concussions]
  • Andrei Markov was named as one of the top defencemen in the KHL. [Championat]
  • Yesterday was the anniversary of the death of Rick Rypien and the Winnipeg Jets have Project 11 to raise awareness about mental health. [Winnipeg Jets]
  • Everyone should be as excited as Celine Dion watching her kid play hockey. [SB Nation]
  • Referees and linesmen are getting new uniform patches in Sweden. [SweHockey]