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Thursday Habs Headlines: Jacob de la Rose and Charlie Lindgren move on to World Championship quarterfinals

Here are your daily links, including Habs at Worlds, Mikhail Sergachev’s success after leaving Montreal, Joël Bouchard’s future, and more.

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Team Slovakia v Team Sweden

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Both Jacob de la Rose (Sweden) and Charlie Lindgren (USA) are moving on to the quarter-finals of the World Championships. [Canadiens]
  • What may be in the cards for Joël Bouchard and the Canadiens, and the former Hab dominating the playoffs might not be the player you’d expect. [TSN 690]
  • Joël Bouchard refused to address rumours about his own career at the Armada’s end-of-year press conference. [The Athletic]
  • Despite lacklustre results, Montreal’s brief relationship with Joe Morrow wasn’t entirely the defenceman’s own fault. [The Athletic]
  • The Brampton Beast continue to count down their top five moments of the 2017-18 season.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Along with William Karlsson, two castoffs from the Florida Panthers are a recipe for success in Vegas. [TSN]
  • Oliver Ekman-Larsson may have a hefty extension coming up with the Coyotes. [Arizona Sports]
  • Mike Sullivan said “thank you” to the city of Pittsburgh after the Penguins were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. [Penguins]
  • Despite struggling in recent years, Great Britain is eager to return to IIHF’s top men’s tier in 2019. [National Post]
  • Due to a contract hiccup, apparently Qatar won’t be paying to keep DC’s metro open late, after all. [Deadspin]
  • Signing former Hab Mark Barberio would be good for the Avalanche. [Mile High Hockey]
  • An exhibition series between the NWHL and the SDHL may be something to look forward to. [The Ice Garden]
  • Carolina’s new GM reveals change is definitely on the way for the Hurricanes. [FRS Hockey]
  • Thatcher Demko, the future of the Canucks, believes the future is now. [Sportsnet]
  • A yearly highlight of Canadian junior hockey, the CHL’s Memorial Cup, kicks off this weekend. [Sportsnet]
  • Rasmus Dahlin has already started his summer training.