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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Cole Caufield ready to show off his skills on the world stage

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In today’s links, Cole Caufield talks about school, national team responsibilities, and long-term goals, reliving the decade from a Habs perspective, and the World Junior Championships get ready to kick off on Boxing Day.

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NHL: JUN 26 Canadiens Development Camp Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Cole Caufield talks about his short and long-term goals, as well as student life and his role on Team USA. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • The Habs enjoy one of the best 5-on-5 lines in hockey, and that was amply demonstrated against the Winnipeg Jets. [The Athletic]
  • Five reasons for the Habs recent success out west. [TVA Sports]
  • The Canadiens rookies led the charge on the team’s road swing. [The Athletic]
  • The five most outstanding players for the Canadiens in the past decade. [TVA Sports]
  • The top three moments for the Canadiens in the past decade. [Sportsnet]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Age is only part of the story for the youngest Team Canada to ever participate at the World Junior Championships. [TSN]
  • It’s a delicate balancing act, even for professional hockey players, between getting enough rest, remaining disciplined, and partaking in the usual debauchery of the holidays. [The Athletic]
  • The most significant goals of the decade. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • NHL.com writers make their predictions for the WJC. [NHL.com]
  • It’s not just Lafreniere and Byfield. A look at some other top draft-eligible prospects who will take the ice in Ostrava and Trinec. [Sportsnet]