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Saturday Habs Headlines: Everybody Loves Carey Price

Carey Price named Montreal's top sports personality, Leafs promote Dubas to GM, Plan B if Tavares doesn't sign with the Habs, previewing the third round, Humboldt news, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Even coming off a bad season, Carey Price is still very much loved in Montreal. [Twitter]
  • It's no secret that should John Tavares hit free agency, the Canadiens want him. That being said, there's a very good chance that they won't get him. The Athletic breaks down what they should do in that event. [The Athletic]
  • Jonathan Drouin should probably play on the wing next year. [Athlétique Montréal]
  • Habs prospect Cale Fleury reflects on the Humboldt tragedy, and the Memorial Cup. [Canadiens]
  • Check out the next episode of Skills and Drills with Les Canadiennes! [Les Canadiennes]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Andrew Berkshire breaks down the teams in the conference finals. [RDS]
  • The Capitals continue to thrive, even without Nicklas Backstrom, taking game one against Tampa in style. [NHL]
  • Will the Jets be too much for the Knights to handle? Emily Kaplan previews the Western Conference Final. [ESPN]
  • We're half-way through the playoffs, so it's time to start thinking of Conn Smythe candidates. [NHL]
  • Take a look at what went wrong for the Predators in the playoffs this year. [NHL]
  • As was the plan at the beginning of the rebuild, Kyle Dubas has been promoted to general mange or the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Sportsnet]
  • Elliotte Friedman's 31 Thoughts include Dubas’ promotion, Joe Thornton, Rod Brind’Amour, and so much more. [Sportsnet]
  • Been missing the action at the World Championship Tournament? Here's your chance to catch up. [NHL]
  • Humboldt Bronco Kaleb Dahlgren has committed to York University. [TSN]
  • Speaking of Humboldt, it has been announced that there will be a Broncos team next season. [NHL]