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Sunday Habs Headlines: The Canadiens will need to add players who can score

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In today’s links, Montreal’s focus should be on scoring, why taking Tkachuk third isn’t a good idea, and the NHL tells Marchand to keep his tongue to himself.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • If the Canadiens hope to return to their winning ways, the team needs to address their scoring concerns, says former NHL coach Pierre Pagé. [TSN 690]
  • While there are a few players the Canadiens could pick at third overall, they might want to stay away from Brady Tkachuk. [TVA Sports]
  • Lukas Vejdemo has his goal set on grabbing a roster spot come September. [NHL]
  • Here are five players that the Canadiens should consider signing. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Some not so good thoughts on the John Tavares front:
  • Les Canadiennes are in the running for Quebec top team of the year:
  • The apple doesn’t fall far from the (Pe)tree:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With Brad Marchand up to his usual antics again, the NHL felt the need to step in and warn him that licking other players was unacceptable. [TSN]
  • Kitchener Rangers forward Givani Smith had to endure racial slurs both on and off the ice during the OHL Conference Finals. [The Record]
  • As hockey fans, we need to do our part in calling out bigotry in and around the sport. [WIIM]
  • Despite battling through a tough season, goaltender Steve Mason is not one to feel sorry for himself. [Sportsnet]
  • What are NHL offer sheets, and which players could potentially receive them this off-season? [Sportsnet]
  • The Vegas Golden Knights are definitely not like the NHL expansion teams of seasons past. [Globe and Mail]
  • The Washington Capitals are one win away from the Eastern Conference Final. [Washington Post]