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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Cole Fonstad is playing a key role for Prince Albert

Fonstad’s critical role, a new women's hockey player's association, the Sharks on the brink, Patrick Roy’s coaching future, and more in today's links.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Cole Fonstad doesn’t have many points this post-season, but he has been contributing to the Raiders’ Memorial Cup run in other ways. [TVA Sports | Google Translate]
  • For Nick Suzuki, hockey is a family affair. [Canadiens]
  • Suzuki picked up an assist in Guelph's 4-2 loss against Halifax. [Canadiens]
  • Speaking of the Suzukis, Ryan may be on the Habs’ radar for for the upcoming draft. [Canadiens]
  • The Habs have an obscene amount of cap room next season, so here are some problem contracts they could take on who would still make the lineup. [The Athletic]
  • Our own Jared Book joins The Scrum Podcast to talk about the PWHPA announcement. [SoundCloud]
  • Ryan Callahan seems to be on his way out with the Lightning. The Habs are among those who may be on the radar for landing spots. [The Athletic]
  • ICYMI, our recap of Brett Kulak's season has been posted. [EOTP]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Team Canada shuts out Denmark at the IIHF World Championships, and sets their sights on Team USA. [CBC | TVA]
  • The formation of the Professional Women's Hockey PLayers Association (PWHPA) has been announced. [Twitter]
  • Zdeno Chara is on pace to return for the Stanley Cup Final. [Yahoo]
  • The Blues are on the cusp of something impressive. How did they pull off their turn-around? [Sportsnet]
  • The Sharks find themselves with their backs against the wall in what is likely the end of an era. [Sportsnet]
  • Who knows if it'd be a good idea, but Patrick Roy behind the bench in Ottawa would certainly be interesting. [Sportsnet]

Tuesday’s playoff schedule

WCF Game 6: San Jose Sharks @ St. Louis Blues (STL leads 3-2)

Start time: 8:00 PM EDT / 5:00 PM PDT
In Canada: CBC (English), TVA Sports (French)
In the US: NBCSN
Streaming: NHL Live

Memorial Cup Game 5: Guelph Storm (1-1) @ Prince Albert Raiders (0-2)

Start time: 7:00 PM EDT / 4:00 PM PDT
In Canada: Sportsnet (English), TVA Sports 2 (French)
Streaming: CHL Live