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Saturday Habs Headlines: Tomas Plekanec says au revoir

In todays links, stories from Plekanec’s surprise retirement announcement, Max Pacioretty returns to Montreal, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After 1001 NHL games, Tomas Plekanec retires as a Montreal Canadien. [Sportsnet]
  • Max Pacioretty and Tomas Tatar look like polar opposites as a matchup against the Golden Knights approaches. [Sportsnet]
  • Carey Price isn’t making excuses about his play lately, and it showed after the Sabres game. [Sportsnet]
  • McDonalds and the Canadiens are at it again, this time starring Jonathan Drouin:
  • Artturi Lehkonen pays homage to his mentor:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Fallout continues in Ottawa following “Uber-gate” as the media is now being affected by the event:
  • Don Cherry is interviewed by the Athletic on some pretty interesting topics of discussion. [The Athletic]
  • A raffle winner from a Capitals game decided to give the fund away to the Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh. [ESPN]
  • Following this year’s class of the Hockey Hall of Fame, who’s up next? [The Athletic]