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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens standardize home game start times

In today’s links, the Canadiens make changes to their scheduling for next season, Kirk Muller is rediscovering his power-play prowess with Team Canada, and the quarters are set at the Worlds in Slovakia.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Aside from special events and matinees, the Canadiens will start all home games at 7:00 PM, EST, next season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Kirk Muller has rediscovered his power play mojo with the Canadians. [The Athletic]
  • Despite not qualifying for the knockout rounds, Tomas Tatar and Slovakia exit the Worlds on a high note. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • What would Habs’ players wish for if they found a magic lamp?

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Canada will play Switzerland as the quarterfinal matchups are set at the World Championships. [IIHF]
  • If the New York Rangers fail to sign Artemi Panarin, what other options do they have? [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Boston Bruins prospect Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson is returning home to play next season in the SHL. []
  • Carolina Hurricanes’ defender Calvin de Haan will be out 4-6 months after shoulder surgery. [TSN]
  • How fit is Patrick Roy for the Ottawa Senators’ head coaching job? [TSN]
  • The newly formed Professional Womens Hockey Players Association is ready for the hard work ahead. [Victory Press]
  • The story of Douglas Davie, a to-be-70-year-old Brit who recently attended his first ever hockey game at the ongoing Worlds. [The Athletic]
  • Corey Pronman’s top prospects for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. [The Athletic]
  • Can an NHL player drive a zamboni?

Wednesday’s playoff schedule

No NHL games scheduled.

Memorial Cup Game 6: Halifax Mooseheads (2-0) @ Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (1-1)

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