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Monday Habs Headlines: Tomas Plekanec shares his thoughts on his trade to the Leafs

Here are your daily links including Plekanec on his move, his team wishes him well, and Pacioretty may be next.

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Montreal News and Notes

  • Tomas Plekanec shares his thoughts on the Toronto trade during a Q&A. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Three things you should know know about the Canadiens-Leafs trade. [NHL]
  • Brendan Gallagher is going to have to find someone else to share his mountain of knowledge with now that Pleky is gone.
  • Maybe he can start with Phillip Danault.
  • What impact will Plekanec have while sporting the blue and white? [Sportsnet]
  • Geoff Molson praises Plekanec and wishes him luck in the future. [Twitter]
  • Let’s not forget...there’s also another big piece to the trade deadline puzzle as the talk on Max Pacioretty continues to heat up. [EOTP]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • What the Toronto Maple Leafs gave up in the Plekanec trade. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • People were torn as they took to Twitter after the Boston Bruins pried Rick Nash away from the Rangers. [Sportsnet]
  • A look at how every team will somehow manage to blow it at the trade deadline. [Vice Sports]
  • Olympic bronze medalist Cody Goloubef has signed a two-way contract with the Calgary Flames. [TSN]
  • Matt Wallace, blind since birth, plays color commentator to his play-by-play friend, Sam Fryman, as they call the University of Pennsylvania women’s hockey games. [Philly]
  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s boys hockey team claimed the Flordia state championship yesterday. [NHL.com]