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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Charles Hudon turns down his qualifying offer

In today’s links, Charles Hudon’s future may not involve the Canadiens, Nick Suzuki looks forward to the draft for his brother Ryan, and fallout from the Jacob Trouba trade.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Charles Hudon has declined a qualifying offer from the Montreal Canadiens. [Montreal Gazette]
  • 15th overall seems like a long way away from the blue chip prospects that the lottery winners can select from, but history indicates that the Habs still have hope. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Phillip Danault gives you his choice list of Franco music. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • They might be rivals - as brothers are - but Nick Suzuki will be the first one pulling for his brother Ryan on Friday at the Draft. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Alex Edler shouldn’t be the Habs’ top priority, but he shouldn’t be ignored either. [The Athletic]
  • Connor Lacouvee has resigned with the Laval Rocket.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Three reasons for why the NHL salary cap could get tighter. [Sportsnet]
  • Joe Thornton hopes to play at least one more year. [TSN]
  • The Winnipeg Jets are testing the market for Nikolaj Ehlers. [TSN]
  • The Trouba trade highlights the New York Rangers’ brilliant rebuild. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Trade chatter should dominate Kyle Dubas’ draft weekend. [Sportsnet]
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning have resigned Braydon Coburn to a two year contract with an $1.7 million AAV. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Jim Rutherford talks about picking Jack Johnson over Olli Maatta, as well as the futures of Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin. [ProHockeyTalk]

Women’s World Cup of Soccer

Japan vs. England

Start time: 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1, 4, 5, RDS
In the US: Fox Sports 1
Streaming: TSN GO, RDS GO (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

Scotland vs. Argentina

Start time: 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TSN 2, RDS
In the US: Fox Sports 2
Streaming: TSN GO (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

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