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Thursday Habs Headlines: Max Domi continues to make his presence felt

Here are your daily links, including Domi’s career year, Phillip Danault’s new addition, the inevitable end of Artturi Lehkonen’s slump, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Max Domi’s first season with the Habs is already the best of his career. [Canadiens]
  • Although Artturi Lehkonen has been going through a bit of a slump lately, his proven ability to deliver in big games is a reason for confidence. [Sportsnet]
  • Phillip Danault’s son is here!
  • Ryan Poehling recently sat down to discuss his time with Team USA and what he’s learned in the Habs system. [NHL (Video)]
  • Lulu Hughes, a breast cancer survivor herself, will sing the national anthem at Les Canadiennes’ Pink in the Rink game this weekend. [Les Canadiennes]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Kaapo Kakko is going to give Jack Hughes a good run for top spot in the 2019 NHL Draft. [Sportsnet]
  • Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis had a hard time narrowing down which staff members would get championship rings .... so everyone got one. [The Athletic]
  • In hindsight, some seemingly innocuous trades actually ended up being worse than anyone could have imagined. [Sportsnet]
  • A Nashville Predators’ recent AHL signing could indicate a shift in how NHL teams scout U Sports players, namely that they scout them at all. [Radio-Canada]