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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Summer of Danault

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In today’s links, Phillip Danault dominates headlines, Matthew Peca speaks about signing with Montreal, and various signings occur around the league.

Montreal Canadiens v New Jersey Devils Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Phillip Danault’s signing is one all Canadiens fans should see as a step in the right direction. [Sportsnet]
  • Perhaps Danault’s play style is the biggest reason he deserved this new contract with the Habs. [Montreal Gazette]
  • It seems to be his world, and we’re just living in it:
  • Newly signed Matthew Peca spoke about how excited he is to join the organization for this season. [Canadiens]
  • Despite rumours, it seems Andrei Markov will remain in the KHL this season. [TVA]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Scoring rates are particular stats, especially for defencemen, who tend not to be directly responsible for their team’s offence. [TSN]
  • The Flames sign newly acquired centre Elias Lindholm to a six-year deal. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]
  • More extensions come from the West, as the Ducks extend Adam Henrique for five years. [NHL]
  • This summer we may see a lot of big names in motion. When was the last time a team had to trade a star and actually reaped the benefits? [Sportsnet]