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Friday Habs Headlines: Gustav Olofsson wants to justify the Canadiens’ faith in him

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In today’s links, Olofsson is looking forward to getting back on the ice, Noah Juulsen is on the mend, and should the Calgary Flames start regretting the Lucic-Neal trade?

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Finally healthy, Gustav Olofsson wants to prove that the Habs were right to re-sign him this offseason. [RDS | Google Translate]
  • Noah Juulsen is on the mend. [La Presse]
  • One observation about each Canadian NHL team. [The Athletic]
  • The top 50 drafted prospects. [The Prospect Network]
  • ICYMI: Nick Suzuki is learning the responsibilities that come with being an NHL winger. [EOTP]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Looking at Wayne Gretzky’s impact on the NHL, 40 years after he first joined the league. [The Athletic]
  • The Calgary Flames can’t be enjoying the early returns from the James Neal-Milan Lucic trade. [TSN]
  • Who will be the first coaching casualty of 2019-20? [The Athletic]
  • NHL scouts are salivating over Alexis Lafreniere and Quinton Byfield. [TSN]
  • SportsMEDIA Technology is expanding their partnership with the NHL to bring puck and player tracking technology to a rink near you. [SMT]
  • Julius Honka has signed with JYP Jyvaskyla of the Liiga.