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Friday Habs Headlines: Examining the top players available at the trade deadline

In today’s links, wondering who will still be wearing the CH after February 26, comparing the big leagues when it comes to managerial pedigree, and Mattias Janmark’s remarkable comeback.

NHL: FEB 03 Ducks at Canadiens Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Four members of the Montreal Canadiens are featured on TSN’s trade bait board, with Tomas Plekanec one of the few centres available. [TSN]
  • On Thursday, Nikita Scherbak returned to the place where he was drafted, the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. [RDS]
  • Down Goes Brown lists the 12 GMs under the most pressure this trade deadline. #1 should come as no surprise. [Sportsnet]
  • This week’s CHWL ADT Goalie of the Week is of Marie-Soleil Deschênes of Les Canadiennes. [CWHL]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Who’s running the show? A look at the pedigree of general managers in the four major North American professional sports leagues. [Wave Intel]
  • The New Jersey Devils have traded defenceman Viktor Loov to the Minnesota Wild. [All About the Jersey]
  • After missing all of last season with osteochondritis dissecans, Mattias Janmark is a candidate for the Masterton Trophy this season. [Defending Big D]
  • How an Olympic invitation nearly ended up in the spam folder for Caroline Park [BBC].
  • Jimmy Roy and ex-Habs captain Mike Keane are now overseeing player development for the Manitoba Moose. [AHL]
  • The Tuscon Roadrunners are proud to support Craig Cunningham’s All Heart Foundation. [Tuscon Roadrunners]