Montreal Canadiens news and notes
- Three key questions surrounding the 2018-19 Habs. [ProHockeyTalk]
- Previewing the 18-19 Canadiens. [NHL Network (Video)]
- Recapping the 2017-18 Montreal Canadiens. [ProHockeyTalk]
- Brendan Gallagher was one of the few bright spots in a very dark season. [ProHockeyTalk]
- Happy birthday, Carey Price!
- Speaking of the birthday boy, the man who drafted him as a 14-year-old to play for the Tri-City Americans says it was “an obvious choice.” [Montreal Canadiens]
- Price is under considerable pressure to have a bounce-back season. [ProHockeyTalk]
Around the league and elsewhere
- Henrik Zetterberg may not play next season. [RDS]
- Five backups who could play their way into the starting jobs. [The Hockey News]
- Which prospects increased their profiles at the tournament formerly known as the Ivan Hlinka Memorial? [The Athletic]
- Patrik Laine says there’s no rush to sign an extension. [Sportsnet]
- T25U25 around SBN continues: Copper and Blue (#15: Kirill Maksimov), Lighthouse Hockey (#12: Linus Soderstrom), On the Forecheck (#16: Filip Pyrochta), The Cannon (#14: Dean Kukan), Mile High Hockey (#9: Conor Timmins), Second City Hockey (#16: Andrei Altybarmakyan), Die by the Blade (#12: Rasmus Asplund), Pension Plan Puppets (#13: Carl Grundstrom), and Broad Street Hockey (#13: Mikhail Vorobyev).
- A rare event occurred in the KHL Thursday as father and son hit the ice together for Metallurg Magnitogorsk.