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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Finding the positives in Drouin's year

The upsides of Drouin's year, de la Rose to the quarterfinals, playoff news, and more

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Max Pacioretty/Jonathan Drouin experiment didn't work, but Drouin helped in other ways. [Canadiens]
  • Jacob de la Rose and Team Sweden finish the preliminary round undefeated. [Canadiens]
  • Speaking of Drouin, check out the highlights from his first season with Montreal. [Canadiens]
  • Habs prospect Hayden Verbeek says good bye to Sault Ste. Marie and junior hockey. [Instagram]
  • BizNasty caddies for Brendan Gallagher, Josh Gorges, Shea Weber and others with while touring BC to visit Shane Doan with hilarious results. [Barstool Sports]
  • See what Don Nachbaur, Carey Price's former coach, has to say about the Habs’ goalie. [Canadiens]
  • Caroline Ouellette announces a summer hockey camp with Marie-Philip Poulin. [Instagram]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Washington metros are staying open a little longer following games three and four thanks to some financial backing from Quatar. [The Washington Post]
  • Who is the NHL’s GOAT? [The Athletic]
  • The WHL lawsuit is a go. [TSN]
  • With the legalization of sports betting, the NHL is “positive, but wary". [Yahoo]
  • Creating revenue for the league could be long, and complicated. [Sportsnet]
  • The ageless wonder is still going. Jaromir Jagr signs a one year deal with the Kladno Knights for his 30th pro season. [Yahoo]
  • Get to know the bench bosses of Las Vegas and Winnipeg, and the roads that took them to the Western Conference finals. [Yahoo]
  • What is it about Alex Ovechkin's play this year thas has made him so lethal? [Sportsnet]
  • When it comes to supporting their favourite hockey team, the pros are just like us. [Sportsnet]
  • So why is this year different from the past couple of decades for the Caps? [ESPN]
  • Team Canada finishes the preliminary round ranked third in group B. [TVA]
  • Check out the Athletic's interview with the Hurricanes’ VP of hockey ops shortly after it was announced that everyone but Sebastian Aho is available this summer. [The Athletic]