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Monday Habs Headlines: Will Bitten is off to the Memorial Cup

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Here are your daily links including Bitten winning the Robertson Cup, Mother’s Day wishes, and discussing the Canadiens coach upheaval.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Will Bitten and the Hamilton Bulldogs are on their way to the Memorial Cup after winning the Roberston Cup on Sunday. [NHL]
  • Markus Eisenschmid scored the overtime winner to give Germany a 3-2 victory over Finland in the IIHF World Hockey Championship. [NHL]
  • The Habs pay tribute to hockey moms for their continued love, support and guidance. [NHL]
  • Every day is Mother’s Day for Carey Price. [The Athletic]
  • Brendan Gallagher threw an oldie on his Instagram to say happy Mother’s Day... if you ignore the the socks and sandals, it’s a nice pic.

❤️ mom

A post shared by Brendan Gallagher (@bgally.11) on

  • Happy Mother’s Day from the Laval Rocket. [Twitter]
  • Les Canadiennes didn’t forget Mother’s Day either. [Twitter]
  • EOTP’s What’s Habening podcast is back and Scott Matla talking about the coach upheaval in the Canadiens organization. [EOTP]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Looks like former Hab, Lars Eller, has is finally at home with the Washington Capitals. [National Post]
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov’s creativity is a big reason the Capitals have their best shot at a Stanley Cup in two decades. [Sportsnet]
  • Mark Scheifele and Jacob Trouba have been exceptional in the playoffs for the Winnipeg Jets, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed by the team. [TSN]
  • Brooks Orpik breaks down the Penguins-Capitals rivalry by comparing Ovechkin and Crosby. [Sportsnet]
  • P.K Subban may be in Nashville now, but the Montreal Children’s Hospital remembered their supporter’s birthday.