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Saturday Habs Headlines: Youthful exuberance making a difference for Canadiens

In today’s links, Kotkaniemi’s energy is a major bonus, Lehkonen’s evolution, youth in the NHL, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • After a riveting start to the season, no one represents the Canadiens more than Jesperi Kotkaniemi, especially after the two-goal night he had. [Sportsnet]
  • Kotkaniemi’s youthfulness might have been just what the Habs needed. [Gazette]
  • How has Lekhonen evolved in his time with the Canadiens, and what player is he developing into? [The Athletic]
  • Jordan Harris might be a step ahead of everyone else in the NCAA this season. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Lightning have signed Yanni Gourde to a six-year extension. [Raw Charge]
  • Another rookie, Andrei Svechnikov, needs to get rolling for the Hurricanes. [Canes Country]
  • The young Finnish stars of the game are slowly taking over. [NHL]
  • Exposing younger players in the NHL might be a high-risk, high-reward choice despite the amount of younger elite players in the game today. [Sportsnet]