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

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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]