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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens prospects take to the ice at the World Junior Summer Showcase

In today’s news, Cayden Primeau and Jacob Olofsson prep for the World Juniors, Victor Mete teases some things, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jacob Olofsson was the first prospect to play at the World Junior Summer Showcase, as Sweden beat one of USA’s split squads:
  • Cayden Primeau played the full game for the other American side, allowing two goals on 18 shots in a 5-2 victory. [USA Hockey]
  • Our Top 25 Under 25 began with a profile on Brett Lernout. [EOTP]
  • It seems that Victor Mete might have an interesting video feature soon....
  • He will also be answering fan questions on Twitter:
  • EOTP’s Julian McKenzie and The Scrum Podcast are back again this week, with an interesting episode. [SoundCloud]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Jarome Iginla has officially retired in Calgary, saying farewell to a very prosperous career. [TSN]
  • P.K. Subban expressed sympathy for DeMar DeRozan, after his trade to the San Antonio Spurs from the Toronto Raptors. [Sportsnet]
  • Aaron Ekblad was the subject of an interesting interview, where we find out more about the young stud defenceman. [YouTube]
  • As the NHL teams slowly introduce new third jerseys around the league, here’s a look at what some retro concepts may look like, with a twist. [BarDown]