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Thursday Habs Headlines: Prospects showing promise

Here are your daily links, including top Habs prospects, Laval Rocket player evaluations, the future of women’s hockey, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Habs prospects Cayden Primeau and Nick Suzuki are progressing in leaps and bounds. [Sportsnet]
  • The Canadiens have several exciting prospects, but who tops the list? [TSN 690]
  • The Rocket did not have an ideal season, but there were some encouraging performances from individual players. [RDS]
  • Add “Northeastern’s Most Valuable Player” to Cayden Primeau’s list of 2018-19 accolades.
  • The Habs have not yet made a decision on whether to offer a contract to Jarret Tyszka. [Marc Antoine Godin on Twitter]
  • The Canadiens will play the Florida Panthers in the Kraft Hockeyville game in Renous, New Brunswick on September 18. []
  • With a solid existing lineup, the Habs may just need a couple more key pieces to be true contenders. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Enjoy a few of the Canadiens players reading and responding to positive social media comments!

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Now that the World Championships have ended, what’s next for women’s hockey? [The Athletic]
  • The Colorado Avalanche have found success in their playoff series so far by beating the Flames are their own game. [Sportsnet]
  • Mark Stone joins Patrice Bergeron and Ryan O’Reilly as this year’s Selke finalists. [TSN]
  • After winning an incredible 62 regular-season games, the Tampa Bay Lightning somehow lost all the magic against Columbus in the playoffs. [The Athletic]

Thursday’s playoff schedule

Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes

Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TVA Sports
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live

St. Louis Blues @ Winnipeg Jets

Start time: 8:30 PM EDT / 5:30 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: USA Network
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live

Vegas Golden Knights @ San Jose Sharks

Start time: 10:00 PM EDT / 7:00 PM PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports (French)
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live