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Thursday Habs Headlines: Three Montreal prospects confirmed for camps ahead of WJC

Here are your daily links, including the Habs prospects attending WJC selection camps, Karl Alzner adjusting to life with Laval, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Alexander Romanov, Jacob Olofsson, and Mattias Norlinder have been invited to their countries’ respective World Junior selection camps. [Canadiens]
  • Sweden’s team is all but finalized, with the Habs’ two representatives looking to be locks:
  • Since signing with Montreal as a free agent, Karl Alzner’s career has hardly been what he expected. [The Athletic]
  • Although he was unable to attend, Henri Richard was honoured along with other past Habs captains on Tuesday night. [NHL]
  • Even retired, former Habs captain Saku Koivu proved he can still have an impact on the team. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The NHL Coaches’ Association released a statement regarding the recent inquiries into the past conduct of coaches such as Bill Peters, Mike Babcock, and Marc Crawford. [Pierre LeBrun]
  • Every season, there are surprise calls pulled from deep in the NHL rulebook, but there are just as many rules you can’t find in there, but might expect to. [The Athletic]
  • Evander Kane was fined the league maximum for elbowing Radko Gudas, but many feel the penalty should have been harsher. [TSN]
  • With all the coaching misconduct that has recently come to light, the NHL is planning to implement a Code of Conduct. [31 Thoughts]
  • After an embarrassing loss to the Flyers in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Toronto goalie Frederik Andersen requested and was granted his second start in as many nights. [Sportsnet]