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Wednesday Habs Headlines: A year of firsts

In today’s links, looking back at the year that was both on and off the island, what the Habs could look like in the future, and change is in the cards for both the Preds and the Jets.

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NHL: Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Recapping a Habs season that featured a lot of firsts. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • What will the Habs look like two years from now? [TSN 690]
  • The best and the worst of the 2018-19 Laval Rocket. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Facing a cohort of RFAs that includes Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor, change is likely coming in Winnipeg. [Journal de Montreal]
  • An oral history of April 27-28th, 1994, when a 70-save playoff shutout established the legend of the “Dominator”. [ESPN]
  • What happened to the Nashville Predators, and how can they fix it? [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Henrik Lundqvist headlines the finalists for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy. [Sportsnet]

Wednesday’s playoff schedule

Carolina Hurricanes @ Washington Capitals

Start time: 7:30 PM EDT / 4:30 PM PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet, CBC (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the Capitals region: NBC Sports-Washington
In the Hurricanes region: Fox Sports-Carolinas
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live