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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Darkhorse options for the third overall pick

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Here are your daily links including Brady Tkachuk’s stock rising, draft news continues to trickle out, the Markham Thunder visit with the Prime Minister, and more.

2017 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens have a wealth of options with the third overall pick, but there are few darkhorse options that might benefit them in the long run [TSN (Video)]
  • It looks like even video games & players habits are looked at when being scouted by the Canadiens [Montreal Gazette]
  • Brady Tkachuk remains one of the prospects in the Canadiens sights, and the comparisons to his brother Matthew have slowly begin to sneak into conversation [Sportsnet]
  • Yannick Veilleux talks about the past season with the Laval Rocket, and what’s to come for the team going into it’s second year:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The CWHL champion Markham Thunder became the first CWHL team to visit Parliament Hill and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

And got a pretty memorable selfie in the process:

  • More women’s hockey news, as Amanda Kessel will return to the CWHL and the Metropolitan Riveters [The Athletic]
  • More from antics P.K. Subban and the wealth of athletes who were at Harvard this past week, this time including legendary footballer Kaka:
  • In tough about who to pick in this year’s Stanley Cup Final? Here’s a quick guide as to who you might want to pick (Hint, they have a few former Canadiens on their roster) [Sportsnet]