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Sunday Habs Headlines: Dan Hamhuis isn’t surprised to see Burrows coaching

In today’s links, A former teammate comments on Burrows’s new role, Benn’s better half talks about his beard, sights from Montreal Comic-Con, and Sergachev’s thoughts of Marchand.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Alex Burrows’s former teammate Dan Hamhuis had a lot to say about the new Laval Rocket assistant coach . [Sportsnet]
  • Jessica Kohout shared some never before known facts about Jordie Benn, including the secret behind his glorious beard. [NHL]
  • Lukas Vejdemo is making the most of his summer:

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  • Nikita Scherbak was out and about, mingling with fans:
  • The Canadiens added some big names to their roster yesterday:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Mikhail Sergachev wasn’t too impressed with Brad Marchand’s licking antics. [Raw Charge]
  • Have the Toronto Maple Leafs become the team to beat after this off-season? [Sportsnet]
  • New York Islanders GM Lou Lamoniello is confident that the team can move forward in the post-Tavares era. [TSN]
  • Though there are many arguments for adding Erik Karlsson to a team, here is a rare article arguing against the acquisition of the Senators captain. [Defending Big D]
  • The Chicago Blackhawks’ refusal to part ways with Brandon Saad may have cost them Hurricanes defenceman Justin Faulk. [Second City Hockey]
  • Big crowds don’t seem to intimidate Alex Ovechkin:
  • While celebrating new champions, lets remember some older ones as well:
  • Meanwhile Evgeni Malkin is taking in some soccer:
  • The Connecticut Whale have been keeping busy: