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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Better with Byron

Without a doubt, Montreal was better with Byron in the lineup, filling in the Habs blue line, Julien's evolution, personnel changes around the league, and more in today's links

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Montreal Canadiens v Boston Bruins Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens News and Notes

  • There is no doubt that the Canadiens were better when Paul Byron was in the lineup. [Canadiens]
  • Looking back at Brendan Gallagher's first career hatty. [Canadiens]
  • As the Canadiens have evolved, so has Claude Julien. [The Athletic]
  • Examining how Marc Bergevin can fill a spot on defense this off season. [Sportsnet]
  • Raphael Lavoie is one of the QMJHL prospects the Habs could potentially pick at #15 at the Draft. [Canadiens]
  • Nick Suzuki continues to shine in the playoffs. [Twitter]

Around the League and Elsewhere

  • Breaking down this year's UFA pool, headed by names like Erik Karlsson, Artemi Panarin, Matt Duchene, Jake Gardener, and others. [Sportsnet]
  • Henrik Lundqvist has made it clear that he wants to retire with the Rangers, but his future at the Garden is unclear. [NHL]
  • Looking back on ten years of the Carolina Hurricanes. [Canes Country]
  • The Canes are embracing their new identity. [Twitter]
  • Our own Patrik Bexell spoke to LA Kings prospect Jacob Moverare after Frölunda's SHL championship win. [Jewels from the Crown]
  • Henrik and Daniel Sedin competed in the Vancouver Marathon, and want to do it again next year. [Twitter]
  • Just in case there was really any doubt, Kyle Dubas says the Leafs and Babcock are still committed to each other. [TSN]
  • Michel Therrien is back in the league after the Flyers bring him on with Mike Yeo to act as assistants to Alain Vigneault. [NHL]
  • It is expected that Ken Holland will be the new Oilers GM. [CBC]
  • AHL President and CEO Dave Andrews announces that he will retire after next season. [Twitter]

Tuesday’s playoff schedule

Game 7: Dallas Stars @ St. Louis Blues

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