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Friday Habs Headlines: Four ways to fix the Canadiens’ power play

In today’s links, examining how the Habs can revive their power play, why fans should be excited about Nick Suzuki, and everything you need to know about the 2019 Worlds.

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NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Arizona Coyotes Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Four ways that the Habs can improve their power play for next season. [Sportsnet]
  • Christian Folin’s college head coach thinks that the Swedish blueliner will thrive in Montreal. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Nick Suzuki is the first member of the Guelph Storm to ever reach 36 points in a single playoff campaign. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Why Habs fans should be excited about Suzuki’s brain. [The Athletic]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The main issue in women’s sports is not equal pay, it’s exposure and marketing. [The Guardian]
  • Everything you need to know about the 2019 World Championships. [The Hockey News]
  • John Tavares has been ruled out of the Worlds with an oblique injury. [TSN]
  • TSN’s 3rd Mock Draft has Vasili Podkolzin falling out of the top 10. [TSN]
  • Reviewing the 2019 Columbus Blue Jackets’ season. Were the deadline deals worth it? [The Cannon]
  • Acquired in the trade for Ryan Hartman, Victor Ejdsell is returning to the SHL to play for Färjestad BK. [Second City Hockey]
  • The Dallas Stars have the cap space to make some big moves. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Assembling a “bunch of jerks.” How the Carolina Hurricanes were built. [ESPN]
  • Rikard Grönborg is the new coach for the ZSC Lions of the Swiss National League.

Friday’s playoff schedule

No NHL games scheduled

OHL Championship Game 5: Guelph Storm (and Nick Suzuki) @ Ottawa 67’s [Series tied 2-2]

Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDT
Television: Rogers TV - Cable 22 (Ottawa)
Radio: CJOY 1460 AM (Guelph), TSN 1200 AM (Ottawa)
Stream: OHL Live

WHL Championship Game 5: Prince Albert Raiders (and Cole Fonstad) @ Vancouver Giants [Raiders lead 3-1]

Start time: 10:30 PM EDT / 8:30 PM PDT
Television: N/A
Radio: CKBI 900 AM (Prince Albert), Sportsnet 650 (Vancouver)
Stream: WHL Live