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Thursday Habs Headlines: Can Trevor Timmins snag another superstar?

Here are your daily links, including a look at Timmins’ draft record with the Canadiens, why the Habs are under scrutiny for violating the league’s concussion protocol, and more.

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2015 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Trevor Timmins has a solid track record for the Habs at the NHL Entry Draft. [Canadiens]
  • The Habs‘ breach of NHL concussion protocol reportedly occurred in 2011, when Kris Letang suffered a broken nose at the Bell Centre. [Twitter]
  • Even though he‘s a the back of the line for an NHL job, goaltender Étienne Marcoux is more than prepared to prove himself in Laval. [La Presse]
  • Andrew and Chaunette Shaw can‘t wait to meet their baby girl. [Canadiens]
  • André Tourigny, coach of the Ottawa 67‘s, says he would draft Brady Tkachuk if he were Montreal’s chief scout. [98.5 Sports]
  • Even though with a hefty cap hit and little to show for it, don’t expect the Habs to buy out Karl Alzner just yet. [TVA Sports]
  • The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be jointly hosted by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, so it’s a good thing the Habs will have plenty of time to practice their soccer skills.
  • Baby Liv, meet baby Mathéo:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Former NHLer Nick Boynton recently opened up about his struggles with head trauma and substance abuse, and he hopes that others (including the league) can benefit from learning his story. [The Players’ Tribune]
  • The Calder Cup Champions will be decided by a Game 7 on Thursday, as the Toronto Marlies and the Texas Stars play one final game in Toronto. [Sportsnet]
  • Alex Kovalev hopes to someday return to the NHL, but in a slightly different role. [The Athletic]
  • Although he “loves Washington”, pending UFA John Carlson has other factors to consider this summer. [Sportsnet]
  • If you‘ve ever wonder how often the top ten NHL draft picks are traded (and when), Cap Friendly has you covered. [Sportsnet]
  • The CWHL is giving fans a chance to golf with the stars!