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Sunday Habs Headlines: Brett Kulak’s contract a win-win situation for the Canadiens

In today’s links, Kulak’s new contract, Joël Teasdale won the battle of the prospects, and the Toronto Raptors are in the NBA Finals.

Montreal Canadiens v New York Islanders Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Brett Kulak’s new contract will mutually benefit the defenceman and the Canadiens. [Sportsnet]
  • It didn't take Brett Kulak to long to confirm that he’d like to stay in Montreal long-term. [NHL]
  • Canadiens prospect Joel Teasdale and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies will be heading to the Memorial Cup final. [NHL]
  • How should the Canadiens approach this off-season? [TSN 690]
  • Nick Suzuki’s performance at the Memorial Cup could potentially help him earn his way onto the Canadiens. [TSN 690]
  • Well what are you waiting for?

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Toronto Raptors are in the NBA finals for the first time in franchise history! [TSN]
  • Let’s be real, we are all (mostly) rooting for Team Meteor during this year’s Stanley Cup Final. But in case you aren’t, here are some reasons why you might want to root for the Blues. [ESPN]
  • Pulling off a Phil Kessel trade won’t come easy for the Pittsburgh Penguins. [Sportsnet]
  • Former NHL players are urging the league to address its concussion related problems. [Toronto Star]
  • Peter Popovic will be part of the coaching team in Färjestad BK after leaving Sweden’s coaching staff:
  • The Stanley Cup has been trying to get as far away from the Bruins and Blues:

Sunday’s playoff schedule

No NHL games today

Next: Stanley Cup Final Game 1 — Monday, May 27: St. Louis Blues @ Boston Bruins

Memorial Cup Final: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies @ Halifax Mooseheads

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