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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Michael McCarron’s uncertain future

In today’s links, wondering where Michael McCarron’s place within this organization is, Jose Theodore would like more daring from the general manager in the future, and fallout from Svechnikov-Ovechkin.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Michael McCarron is facing an uncertain future. [La Presse | Google Translate]
  • Noah Juulsen wants to move on from his injury-riddled campaign. [La Presse]
  • Jose Theodore thinks that Marc Bergevin should take a page from Jarmo Kekalainen’s book at future trade deadlines. [Journal de Montreal]
  • With 10 points in four games, Nick Suzuki is the CHL Player of the Week. [CHL]
  • On April 16, 1953, the Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 to win their first Stanley Cup in seven years. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Lukas Vejdemo would like to thank everyone for his first North American pro season.
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Around the league and elsewhere

  • The desire to establish a new mindset in the locker room played a large part in the Philadelphia Flyers’ decision to hire Alain Vigneault. [Broad Street Hockey]
  • Todd McLellan will be the next head coach of the Los Angeles Kings. [ESPN]
  • Down Goes Brown looks at some really good regular season teams that never won a playoff game that year. [The Athletic]
  • Andrei Svechnikov is in concussion protocol and will miss game 4 after getting KOed by Alex Ovechkin. [TSN]
  • Svechnikov’s injury brings back bad memories for Carolina Hurricanes fans. [Canes Country]
  • Craig Button objected to Canes head coach Rod Brind’amour leveling blame on Ovechkin for the fight. [TSN]
  • Evgeny Svechnikov, brother of Andrei, had a message for Ovechkin. [Sportsnet]
  • Mitch Marner’s late game heroics symbolize a departure from Maple Leaf teams of playoffs past. [Sportsnet]
  • If the Leafs can win without Nazem Kadri, should they move him for a defenceman? [The Hockey News]
  • Ten players to watch at the U18 World Championships. [The Hockey News]

Wednesday’s playoff schedule

Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the Bruins region: NESN
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live

Nashville Predators @ Dallas Stars

Start time: 8:00 PM EDT / 5:00 PM PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports 2 (French)
In the Predators region: Fox Sports-Tennessee
In the Stars region: Fox Sports-Southwest
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live

Calgary Flames @ Colorado Avalanche

Start time: 10:00 PM EDT / 7:00 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the Avalanche region: Altitude
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live