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Friday Habs Headlines: Ryan Poehling remembers his Scouting Combine

In today’s links, Poehling looks back at the pre-draft event, Max Domi compares Carey Price to Kawhi Leonard, and Kyle Dubas is optimistic about signing Mitch Marner.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Ryan Poehling reminisces about the NHL Draft Combine. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Max Domi compares Kawhi Leonard to Carey Price as the Toronto Raptors start the NBA Finals. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Should Mikey Reilly be part of the Canadiens’ future plans on the blueline? [The Athletic]
  • Former Montreal Stars defender Catherine Ward has been elected to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame. [McGill Athletics]
  • The Canadiens planted ten trees yesterday for each broken stick during the 2018-19 season.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Not surprisingly, defence has been the story so far in the Stanley Cup Final. [TSN]
  • So far, it’s the St. Louis Blues’ big guns who have outdueled Marchand, Bergeron, and Pastrnak. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The Boston Bruins’ affiliation with Barstool Sports is showing that hockey isn’t for everyone. [USA Today]
  • Kyle Dubas is optimistic in trying to get Mitch Marner signed before Canada Day. [TSN (Video)]
  • Perhaps part of his optimism comes from the fact that Nikita Zaitsev has just requested a trade? [ESPN]
  • Could the New York Rangers be interested in Vasili Podkolzin? [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Trevor Zegras’ playmaking makes him a top NHL prospect. [The Athletic]
  • A look at several high-end UFAs that the New Jersey Devils should avoid. [All About the Jersey]
  • Will there be... and should there be another work stoppage prior to the ratification of the next CBA between the NHL and NHLPA? [ESPN]
  • Why is it so difficult to provide real-time analysis of hockey relative to other sports? [The Athletic]
  • The NWHL has cancelled Canadian expansion plans and have declared their receptiveness to the formation of a new league. [Sportsnet]