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Sunday Habs Headlines: Joni Ikonen’s hat-trick wraps up the WJC Summer Showcase

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Here are your daily links, including Habs prospects continuing to shine, current players spending some time on the ball hockey court, and more

Johan Rylander

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Saturday was the final day of the World Junior Championship Summer Showcase, and the Habs’ prospects had another solid showing, including Joni Ikonen’s hat trick in Finland’s game against Sweden.
  • His first two goals came from the exact same spot:
  • Ikonen’s coach called him one of Finland’s standout players from the tournament. [Twitter]
  • Ryan Poehling followed up his stellar Friday performance with a powerplay goal against Team Canada on Saturday.
  • A few Canadiens players spent the weekend sharpening their ball hockey skills.
  • Jonathan Drouin is a big Roger Federer fan. [Twitter]
  • WWE’s Sami Zayn might be on the road, but he still cheers for the Habs. [TSN 690]
  • Andrew Shaw talks about what he expects from the upcoming season, and answers a few more fan questions. [Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • It looks like the Ottawa Senators may be transitioning away from their current primary logo. [Silver Seven]
  • After arbitration, Nate Schmidt signed a two-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights. [TSN]
  • James Mirtle called into TSN 1200 in Ottawa to discuss the future of sports media. [TSN 1200]