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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Marc Bergevin is sticking to his long-term plan

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The Canadiens won’t mortgage a bright future for the chance at present success, Romanov returns to Russia and a playoff-bound CSKA, and more in today's links.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The future is bright, and Marc Bergevin is firm that he is unwilling to jeopardize it with short-term moves. [Canadiens]
  • The waiving of David Schlemko and the Canadiens’ other personnel decisions this season show that they remain committed to their long-term vision even as the team is outperforming expectations. [Sportsnet | NHL]
  • The Russian hockey team has returned home with the bronze medal! [Twitter]
  • Alexander Romanov comes home to a CSKA team who is the first to clinch a berth in the in the Gagarin Cup playoffs. [Twitter]
  • A wrap-up of the players who shone and disappointed at the World Juniors. Both Ryan Poehling and Romanov fall into the former category. [The Athletic]
  • Bob McKenzie made an appearence on the Scrum Podcast with EOTP's own Julian McKenzie! [Soundcloud]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Rebecca Leslie and members of the Calgary Inferno are raising awareness for mental health in hockey. [CWHL]
  • Beauts defender Sarah Edney has retired from the NWHL. [Die By the Blade]
  • P.K. Subban has an amazing message for a young fan who has been facing racist taunts. [Reddit | NHL]
  • 20 players who could potentially find themselves on new teams before the trade deadline. [The Athletic]
  • Nikita Scherbak clears waivers and will join the Ontario Reign. [TSN]
  • The Penguins have, perhaps predictably, come roaring back to the top after a rough start to the year. [NHL]