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Saturday Habs Headlines: Once and Future Finns

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The Finns dominate today's links, thanks to the meeting of Saku Koivu and Jesperi Kotkaniemi, as well as a catch-up with Artturi Lehkonen.

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Past and future met yesterday. Anyone else getting getting chills? [Twitter]
  • Hockey in Finland is starting up, so there's lots of news to be had, including some about Jesse Ylönen, who returns to action next week. [Pelicans (Finnish)]
  • Speaking of Finns, Artturi Lehkonen is relishing his time back home, but is awaiting October as eagerly as the rest of us. [Canadiens]
  • Nicolas Deslauriers is likewise hard at work. [Instagram]
  • Planing on going to Dallas? Jordie Benn has you covered! [Canadiens]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Bryan Berard sues the NHL over concussions. [Yahoo]
  • Speaking of concussions, in a great article from a few days ago, hockey great Hayley Wickenheiser talked about their effect, and on her plans to donate her brain for research. [CBC]
  • Breaking down how the league's best goal scorers do what they do. [TSN]
  • Leon Draisaitl believes Edmonton will bounce back, but knows they'll need to improve. [Sportsnet]
  • What does Nashville need to do to get to the ultimate goal? [NBC Sports]
  • Making sense of the latest skermish in the ever-present stats war. [The Athletic]