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Cayden Primeau named Beanpot MVP and Top Goalie, Weise, Thompson, and Folin are excited to join the Canadiens, Carter Hart is drawing young Carey Price comparisons, mental health in hockey, and more in today's links

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2019 Beanpot Tournament - Championship Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Montreal Candiens News and Notes

  • Habs prospect Cayden Primeau was named MVP and top goaltender as Northeastern takes the Beanpot title. [Regina Leader Post | Twitter]
  • Montreal got deeper with their moves in the past few days. [Sportsnet]
  • Dale Weise is home, and he couldn't be happier. [The Athletic | Canadiens]
  • Weise isn't the only one excited about joining the Canadiens. Nate Thompson said he gets goosebumps when he thinks about joining his new club. [Canadiens]
  • Thompson's arrival in Montreal is the latest stage of a journey that began with him getting sober two years ago. [The Athletic]
  • The acquisition of Thompson is a signal for the rest of the league. They aren't gonna mortgage the future for the present, but they're not gonna stand pat either. [NBC Sports]
  • There are a lot of new faces (and some old faces back again) at Canadiens practice, and they're all excited to get going. [Canadiens]
  • ESPN rates the top ten NHL dynasties of all time. It's no surprise that several of them go to Montreal. [ESPN]
  • Claude Julien doesn't necessarily mind if his fourth line doesn't score goals — as long as they're not giving them up. Dale Weise and Nate Thompson may help in that regard. [The Athletic]
  • Ann-Sophie Bettez has been a CWHL star for years now, and she’s finally getting an incredibly well deserved shot at the Canadien women’s team. [The Star]
  • Joel Ward, who joined the Canadiens for training camp this fall, doesn’t consider himself retired. Not yet. [Color of Hockey]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Canadian and USA women’s hockey teams are set to meet three times three times in the coming week. Two of the games will be played in NHL arenas, and all three will be televised. [NHL]
  • The Ducks’ Canadian road trip was forgettable on the ice, but for Ducks fans Andrew and Kaylin, it was anything but. [NBC Sports]
  • A young Vancouver Giants fan always has a sign for the team at their games. A few days ago she had her first hockey practice, and the Giants returned the favor. [Twitter]
  • Carter Hart's style and excellence in the opening games of his NHL career are reminding people of Carey Price at a similar stage of development. [TSN]
  • It's not exactly news at this point, but the Oilers are wasting Connor McDavid. [TSN]
  • When he played, Brian McGrattan was feared. Now he's helping players fight their own battles, whether it's depression, concussion symptoms or addiction. [Sportsnet]
  • Mats Zuccarello is doing well, despite his uncertain future with the Rangers. [NHL]