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Sunday Habs Headlines: A playoff appearance would be a great benefit for Jesperi Kotkaniemi

In today’s links, Kotkaniemi’s next step, Max Domi’s support of the You Can Play project, Tomas Tatar growing comfortable in Montreal, and more.

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NHL: Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After putting up a stellar rookie campaign, the playoffs are the next frontier for Jesperi Kotkaniemi. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Max Domi has continued to be a strong proponent of inclusion in hockey. [Toronto Star]
  • Despite having difficulty adjusting to life in Las Vegas, Tomas Tatar has had no problems settling down in Montreal. [Le Journal De Montreal]
  • After playing with multiple teams in a short timespan, Dale Weise needs some time to get oriented with yet another system. [RDS]
  • The Canadiens might be better staying put at the trade deadline. [TSN 690]
  • Look at this slick goal:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • With the trade deadline looming, take a look back at some of the biggest trades that were made at the deadline. [Sports Illustrated]
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning are pulling ahead of all the other teams in the NHL in a potentially record setting fashion. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Shane Doan and the Arizona Coyotes will always be irrevocably linked. [AZ Central]
  • As the Tkachuk brothers got set to face off against each other, their families found a unique way to support both of them. [Ottawa Citizen]
  • Throwing together an outdoor game isn’t easy, but the NHL seems to have gotten the hang of it. [The Athletic]