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Thursday Habs Headlines: Stéphane Waite is confident that Carey Price will bounce back

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Here are your daily links, including finding solutions for Price’s off year, how the Canadiens are spending their summers, gains and losses in women’s hockey, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • “We know why and we have solutions”: Stéphane Waite believes that he and Carey Price have identified the reasons for a poor 2017-18 season, and he fully expects his goaltender to return to form. [RDS | Google Translate]
  • The Habs’ off-season moves have improved the forward depth at the NHL level. [NHL]
  • Artturi Lehkonen’s summer workout is no joke. [Canadiens]
  • Mike Reilly is making dreams come true while he plays in Minnesota’s “Da Beauty League” this summer.
  • Long-time Hab David Desharnais is starting a new chapter in the KHL. [Twitter]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The US Women’s National Team took home “Best Game” at this year’s ESPYs, and also received the award for 2018 Sports Humanitarian Team of the Year. [ESPN | USA Hockey]
  • Women’s Olympic hockey has been expanded to 10 teams starting in 2022. [IIHF]
  • Forbes released their list of the top 50 most valuable sports teams, and no NHL clubs made the list. [Sportsnet]
  • With the Islanders adding John Gruden to their coaching staff, the Hamilton Bulldogs are now on the hunt for a new head coach. [TSN]
  • Although the concussion claims against the NHL will no longer be pursued as a single class action suit, the plaintiffs will continue to pursue legal action against the league. [The Athletic]
  • Friends and teammates remember the unexpected sides of Ray Emery. [The Athletic]
  • Commissioner Brenda Andress has announced her departure from the CWHL. [The Ice Garden]