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Thursday Habs Headlines: Nick Suzuki hopes to crack the Montreal Canadiens roster

Here are your daily links, including Nick Suzuki’s plans, the Humboldt Broncos begin a new season, the aftermath of Pacioretty’s departure, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • It’s not yet been determined whether Nick Suzuki will play centre or wing in Montreal, but he’s determined to make the roster regardless. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Nick Suzuki tore it up in Junior, and he sees no reason he can’t continue his dynamic play at the NHL level. [The Athletic]
  • Laval Rocket coach Joël Bouchard is ready for the challenge of shaping the Canadiens’ next generation. [Sportsnet]
  • The adversity Max Pacioretty faced in Montreal may also be an asset wit his new team in Vegas. [Sportsnet]
  • Marc Bergevin has made a few big splash trades in his time—which ones will be the most memorable? [Sportsnet]
  • Joel Bouchard has said that injured players Jake Evans and Jarrett Tyszka are “doing really well”. [Twitter]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Humboldt Broncos began a new season on Wednesday night, but there is still a lot of healing to come. [TSN]
  • Although professional hockey is no longer an option after an on-ice injury last season, former Bruin Daniel Paille is exploring other career avenues. [The Athletic]
  • It sure sounds like Lou Lamoriello won’t be missing John Tavares in New York this year. [TSN]
  • John Tortorella has agreed to a two-year extension with the Blue Jackets. [NHL]
  • After the huge influx of donations in the wake of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, now the work is in trying to figure out what to do with all the money. [TSN]
  • Alex Galchenyuk is getting a fresh start in Arizona, and Derek Stepan is in a great position to provide a few pointers. [The Athletic]
  • Corey Pronman released his list of top 100 NHL prospects going into the 2018-19 season. [The Athletic]
  • Kaleb Dahlgren and some of his Humboldt teammates are finding ways to continue their hockey careers. [National Post]
  • After being accused of bullying Melinda Karlsson earlier this year, Monika Caryk will need help from the courts if she hopes to clear her name. [The Athletic]
  • Austin Watson has been suspended for 27 games after pleading no contest to a domestic assault charge in June. [On The Forecheck]