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Thursday Habs Headlines: Galchenyuk will play where he’s needed

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Alex Galchenyuk’s father is confident he’ll do well, whether he’s at centre or on the wing. [TVA Sports]
  • How do the Canadiens’ prospects stack up against the rest of the league? [TSN 690]
  • Noah Juulsen has a long list of accomplishments for a young player, but he’s about to start over as a rookie. [The Athletic]
  • ICYMI: Les Canadiennes are returning to the Bell Centre this season. [EOTP]
  • The Habs are back in front of the fireplace!
  • Mark Streit is excited to return to his NHL roots. [Sportsnet]
  • The odds are good that we’ll see a bounce-back season from Brendan Gallagher. [The Athletic]
  • Should the Habs target one of Winnipeg’s young defencemen? [TSN 690]
  • ICYMI: Find out who’s reporting for Canadiens training camp this week. [EOTP]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • What would NHL players change if they were in charge? They want to go to the Olympics. [ESPN]
  • With Seattle looking at a shiny new arena deal, what will become of Quebec City’s NHL hopes? [The Globe and Mail]
  • The Avs will be retiring Milan Hejduk’s #23 this year. [Mile High Hockey]
  • Looking ahead to the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, there’s a lot of anticipation around Swedish defencemen. [TSN]
  • Vernon Fiddler has officially announced his retirement, and he included a few good stories. [The Player’s Tribune]
  • It’s looking like even Alex Ovechkin won’t make it to the Olympics in 2018. [Washington Post]
  • The Bruins still have not reached a deal with David Pastrnak, and he has the option to sign with a KHL team and participate in the Olympics if he doesn’t sign an NHL contract this year. [NBC Sports]