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Monday Habs Headlines: After overcoming two injuries, Andrew Shaw had a season of milestones

In today’s links, Shaw hit quite a few milestones this season, Kotkaniemi gave us a glimpse of his potential, Thompson’s tattoos, and Thanos’ gauntlet looks vaguely familiar

Toronto Maple Leafs v Montreal Canadiens Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • After putting a concussion and knee injury behind him, Andrew Shaw went on to enjoy a career season. [NHL]
  • After forcing Habs’ management to put him in the 2018-19 lineup, Jesperi Kotkaniemi continued to prove he has some serious potential. [The Hockey Writers]
  • Nate Thompson explains the meaning behind some of his many tattoos. [NHL]
  • Break open your wallets for a good cause — a GoFundMe page has been created to help preserve women’s hockey. [Gofundme]
  • Everyone is excited for Avengers: Endgame, and if you say you’re not... you’re lying!

Around the league and elsewhere

  • For the first time in his career, Andrei Markov doesn’t know if he’ll be lacing up to hit the ice this fall. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Jack Hughes surpassed Alex Ovechkin’s record after a three-point effort in the bronze-medal win over Canada at the U-18 men’s hockey championship on Sunday. [CBC]
  • Many are dubbing Nathan MacKinnon’s brilliant play in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs as his “coming out party.” But, Nate’s not sure if that’s a compliment or an insult. [Sportsnet]
  • David Savard hasn’t come across a hit he’s been hesitant to give or a shot he won’t dare try to block through Columbus’ first six games of the playoffs. [NHL]

Monday’s playoff schedule

Game 3 : St. Louis Blues @ Dallas Stars

Start time: 8:00 PM EDT / 5:00 PM PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the USA: NBC
Elsewhere: / Rogers NHL Live