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Saturday Habs Headlines: Bob McKenzie discusses the Ekblad-Domi situation

How the NHL will handle Aaron Ekblad’s claim that “scores will be settled” in the next meeting between Montreal and Florida, and more in today’s links.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Domi says it wasn’t his intention to cause any harm in his altercation with Aaron Ekblad, but accepts the punishment he was given. [The Score]
  • Ekblad said “scores will be settled” yesterday when speaking about the incident with Max Domi. [TSN]
  • Bob McKenzie discussed how the NHL will need to react to the situation at the teams’ next meeting. [TSN]
  • Adam Gretz wonders just how much of a deterrent a pre-season suspension like the one assessed to Domi actually is. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Josh Brook’s ELC was the next step on the path to making the NHL, something his father is enjoying vicariously. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Joel Ward is determined to earn a spot as a veteran presence on what is shaping up to be a young Canadiens team. [Sporting News]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Mike Green is battling a virus attacking his liver. [Dana Wakiji]
  • The big contract of Brian Little could pose a problem for the Winnipeg Jets if he repeats last season’s struggles. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • After getting help to treat his depression, Tyler Parsons wants to help others who may be going through what he did. [The Athletic]
  • A look back at the incredible season of Venla Hovi. [The Athletic]