Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Even with Max Pacioretty’s status still uncertain, the Habs look to move forward into a new season. [TSN 690]
- Doug MacLean doesn’t see much of a future for Pacioretty in Montreal—but that doesn’t mean he’s on his way out. [Tim and Sid]
- Jeremiah Addison shared memories and must-sees from his hometown in Brampton, including where he played his first ever junior game with the Brampton Capitals of the OJHL. [Canadiens]
- The Habs joined Columbus’ front office and others in extending condolences to the family of scout Frank Jay, who passed away earlier this week.
The Canadiens are saddened to learn of the passing of Frank Jay, a former scout with the club between 2008 and 2016. Our sincere condolences go out to his family and friends.— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) August 15, 2018
Around the league and elsewhere
- Ryan Miller and his family recently took part in a rally protesting the American government’s policies separating immigrant families, and he supports more athletes speaking out about what they believe in. [The Athletic]
- The Stanley Cup recently made its first-ever trip to Denmark, accompanying none other than former Hab Lars Eller. [IIHF]
- Residents of Chelyabinsk were also excited for Stanley’s arrival, this time in the hands of Evgeny Kuznetsov. [KHL on Twitter]
- The Winnipeg Jets continue to honour Rick Rypien’s memory by supporting mental health awareness.
- Catch up on more Top 25 Under 25: Die by the Blade (#13: Victor Olofsson), Copper and Blue (#16: Cooper Marody), Winging it in Motown (#18: Dominic Turgeon), Broad Street Hockey (#14: German Rubstov), Lighthouse Hockey (#14: Parker Wotherspoon), The Cannon (#15: Anthony Duclair), Mile High Hockey (#10: Shane Bowers), On the Forecheck (#17: David Farrance), Second City Hockey (#17: David Kampf)