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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Is Antti Niemi’s return bad for Charlie Lindgren?

In today’s links, what Niemi’s contract means for Lindgren, people try to make sense of Vegas’ run, and the promise and potential of Rasmus Dahlin.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Is Antti Niemi’s new deal bad news for Charlie Lindgren? [Montreal Gazette]
  • A celebratory weekend for Jacob de la Rose. [RDS]
  • Dominique Ducharme and Joël Bouchard both got their start with Pascal Vincent, the current head coach of the Manitoba Moose. [Radio-Canada]
  • Doug Harvey may be a Montreal Canadiens legend, but one of his best seasons came in the blue and gold of the St. Louis Blues. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Paul Wilson has been named Senior Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications for Groupe CH. [Montreal Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The John Tavares sweepstakes power rankings. [Sportsnet]
  • The gut-wrenching reality of playoff goaltending and how seven or fewer average games can sink an entire season. [TSN]
  • Does the run of the Vegas Golden Knights reveal that no one in hockey truly knows what they’re doing? [The Guardian]
  • Jose Theodore says that Marc-Andre Fleury deserves a contract like Carey Price’s. [Journal de Montreal]
  • What Broad Street Hockey is learning from the Golden Knights. [Broad Street Hockey (Podcast)]
  • Why Rasmus Dahlin is the clear number 1 selection for this year’s draft. [The Athletic]
  • How Dahlin can solve many of the Buffalo Sabres’ problems. [The Sporting News]
  • Adam Boqvist has signed a 1 year deal with Brynäs IF. [Brynäs IF]
  • St. John’s has a new ECHL team: the Newfoundland Growlers [The Telegram]
  • ESPN has released their third annual list of the world’s top 100 most famous athletes. No one from the NHL or MLB made the list. [ESPN]