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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Needing a top centre and several defencemen, where can the Canadiens find them?

In today’s links, looking at the options to fill roster holes, some news on the Habs’ European combine, a history of trades for top-10 picks, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • A few candidates to take spots at centre and defence this off-season. [Sportsnet]
  • Artturi Lehkonen now has his very own website. [ArtturiLehkonen62.com]
  • Jeremy Grégoire is just one of the members of his family involved with the game of hockey at a high level. [La Tribune]
  • Mathias Emilio Pettersen of Norway is one of the invites to the scouting combine the Canadiens are holding in Sweden. [Nitten.no]
  • Will the Montreal Canadiens add another pick within the top 10 at this year’s draft? History suggests it’s unlikely:
  • The Shaws are getting very close to welcoming a baby (or we hope it’s soon, for her sake):
  • EOTP’s Julian McKenzie welcomes Steve Dangle onto his The Scrum podcast. [SoundCloud]
  • Les Canadiennes are seeking candidates for an assistant coaching role. [Les Canadiennes]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Patrik Bexell reviews Hakan Andersson’s book on scouting. [Winging It In Motown]
  • Adam Boqvist, one of the top defence prospects for the 2018 draft, hasn’t let dyslexia get in the way of his personal development. [Toronto Sun]
  • Former Team Canada goaltender Sami Jo Small has been named the general manager of the Toronto Furies. [The CWHL]