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Saturday Habs Headlines: Ryan Poehling eliminated, Jake Evans and Hayden Hawkey move on in NCAA Tournament

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Today’s links are chock full of prospect news and highlights from post-season play aross the globe.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Ryan Poehling’s St. Cloud State University was upset by Air Force Academy in the NCAA Tournament yesterday. Jake Evans and Hayden Hawkey (who posted a 1-0 shutout) moved on to the quarterfinals. [NCAA]
  • Evans is hoping to cap off his collegiate career with an NCAA title. [Canadiens.com]
  • Content to simply play out the rest of his college eligibility before finding a career, the opportunity to play professional hockey in the Canadiens organization was too good to pass up for Anthony Beauregard. [RDS]
  • Beauregard assisted on Jeremiah Addison’s first professional goal in what was the first game of the season with the Laval Rocket for both players:
  • Arvid Henrikson also got his first goal of the season as his team made the semifinals of Sweden’s U20 league:
  • Stanley Cup winner Dick Gamble has died at the age of 89. His AHL career ranks as one of the most prolific the league has ever seen. [Stephen Whyno]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With several teams in the running to get a shot at drafting Rasmus Dahlin, which club presents the best fit for the Swedish star-in-the-making? [TSN]
  • Sean Monahan is out for the season with an injury that requires surgery. [Calgary Sun]
  • “You look at my stuff — it’s crazy. I say whatever I want.” A feature on one of the CWHL’s most colourful characters: Kunlun Red Star head coach Digit Murphy. [Sportsnet]