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Looking back to the Canadiens season that was, and ahead to the season that will be

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Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • Montreal wasn't supposed to be a playoff team this year, yet they very nearly were. How did they manage it? [Yahoo]
  • Looking back at the Habs season that was, and forward to the season that will be. [The Athletic]
  • Bad news for the Canadian women's team as Captain Marie-Philip Poulin reinjures her knee. [CBC]
  • Ryan Poehling may have had an electric first game of his career, but that’s just the beginning. [Canadiens]
  • Yes, we're all caught up in Ryan Poehling's dazzling debut performance, and Jesperi Kotkaniemi's surprisingly strong rookie season, but Jesse Ylönen may still be the Habs’ most promising prospect. [The Athletic]
  • Saying goodbye to the 2018-19 Montreal Canadiens. [Gallagher | Domi | Tatar | Danault]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • A look at the Eastern Conference playoff match-ups. [TSN]
  • Draft season is nearly upon us, and with that in mind, what does Kaapo Kakko bring to the table, and why might some teams take him first overall? [The Athletic]
  • Joe Quenneville will coach the Florida Panthers. [Litter Box Cats]
  • Anze Kopitar will be playing for Slovenia as they seek promotion in the IIHF Worlds. [Twitter]
  • It is not exactly news that the Old Boys Club mentality has been part of the Edmonton Oilers’ struggles in the past years. So how do they avoid that in their GM search? [Sportsnet]