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Friday Habs Headlines: Rookie camp is here!

In today’s links, the Canadiens gear up for the new season, Marc Dumont addresses the team’s multiple outstanding questions, and remembering Lokomotiv.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes:

  • Who will play centre for the Canadiens? Who will play next to Shea Weber? Who will all that cap space go towards? Marc Dumont weighs in. [TSN 690]
  • Day 1 of Rookie Camp is underway! [Montreal Canadiens | Laval Rocket]
  • Michael McNiven isn’t sure what city he’ll be calling home this year. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Martin Reway is excited to be back and to make up for lost time. [TSN]
  • The Slovak forward talked about his long recuperation and how he discovered that academics wasn’t his forte. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • 2017-18 season tickets will go on sale starting at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 9th. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Casey Staum is returning to the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints, and does not appear to have plans to join the University of Nebraska Omaha of the NCAA. [Twitter]
  • Michel Therrien will join Tony Marinaro on TSN 690 at 10 AM today. [Tony Marinaro]
  • The Brampton Beast hired Justin Peca as an Assistant Coach. [Brampton Beast]

Around the league and elsewhere:

  • Навсегда в наших сердцах, ХК "Локомотив". [KHL.ru]
  • The NHL’s Declaration of Principles opens the possibility of changing the age of eligibility for the Entry Draft. [Sportsnet]
  • Which prompts me to ask him about the NHL’s international vision after the contentious Olympic withdrawal for the 2018 Games in South Korea. What’s next?“ Pierre LeBrun spent a day with NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly. [The Athletic]
  • The NHL’s new rules concerning offside challenges is a good move that will boost scoring. [Vice Sports]
  • Ryan Ellis is likely to be out until New Years Day. [On the Forecheck]
  • George Parros will head up the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. [Sportsnet]
  • Parros is the right man for the job, argues Greg Wyshynski. [Puck Daddy]
  • The new DoPS boss wants to crack down on two particular fouls. [Pierre LeBrun]
  • Monday, February 26th will be Trade Deadline Day this season. Book your sick days now. [Renaud Lavoie]
  • The Czech Extraliga will be tracking Corsi stats this upcoming season. [Darina Vymetalikova]
  • Emerance Maschmeyer is optimistic about her first season in Montreal. [Fort Saskatchewan Record]