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Thursday Habs Headlines: Max Pacioretty’s leadership a boon for Jonathan Drouin

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Here are your daily links, including the Captain taking Jonathan Drouin under his wing, and a likely Montreal Canadiens lifer.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • The guidance of Max Pacioretty should help Jonathan Drouin succeed as a member of the Canadiens. [TSN 690]
  • Watch Andrew Shaw become acquainted with soccer and the Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium. [Canadiens]
  • Steve Dangle takes a look at P.K. Subban’s emotional return to the Bell Centre this past season. [SN]
  • Kirk Muller was named the 20th captain of the Montreal Canadiens 23 years ago yesterday. [NHL]
  • Sportsnet’s Emily Sadler pegs Carey Price as one of the likeliest candidates in the league to finish his career having played for just one team. [SN]
  • Seb Buna, formerly the athletic therapist for the Lac St. Louis Lions, has joined the Laval Rocket. [Twitter]
  • Habs prospect Will Bitten was back on the ice yesterday, taking part in pre-season scrimmages with the OHL Hamilton Bulldogs. [Twitter]
  • Andrew Berkshire will answer questions from fans during an AMA on the Habs sub-reddit on September 7th. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • After 21 years of professional hockey, Shane Doan has decided to retire. [FFH]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights have revealed their roster’s jersey numbers for their inaugural season. [KOI]
  • Nolan Patrick is reportedly fully healthy, but the Philadelphia Flyers are in no rush to see their first-overall pick in the NHL. [SN]
  • Montreal-based analytics company SPORTLOGiQ has acquired $5 million in their second round of funding. [Tech Vibes]