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Thursday Habs Headlines: Behind the scenes of picking at #15

Here are your daily links, including an inside look at the planning that goes into later draft picks, Carey Price makes a surprise appearance at the NHL Awards, and more.

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2018 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7 Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Go behind the scenes as the Habs plan for this weekend’s draft. [Canadiens]
  • Carey Price had a special message for his biggest fan at the NHL Awards.
  • The Canadiens will host the 2020 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre. [EOTP]
  • Former Habs goalie Steve Penney has recovered the Stanley Cup ring he thought was lost. [Journal de Montréal]
  • Canadiens prospect Allan McShane has been invited to participate in Summer Development Camp for Hockey Canada’s National Junior Team. [Oshawa Generals]
  • Since they won’t pick until number 15, the Habs cannot expect to get an NHL-ready player at this year’s draft, and they will need to find another way to make the playoffs. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Anaheim Ducks have announced their buyout of Corey Perry’s contract. [TSN]
  • Get to know four of the draft’s top prospects from the WHL. [Sportsnet (Video)]
  • Masterton winner Robin Lehner isn’t taking the trophy for granted. [TSN]
  • Jesse Puljujarvi’s agent informed the Oilers that the forward will play in Europe if Edmonton does not trade him. [Sportsnet]
  • See the full list of NHL Awards winners on NHL.com. [NHL]

Women’s World Cup of Soccer

Cameroon vs. New Zealand

Start time: 12:00 PM EDT / 9:00 AM PDT
In Canada: TSN 2
In the US: Fox Sports 1
Streaming: TSN Direct (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

Netherlands vs. Canada

Start time: 12:00 PM EDT / 9:00 AM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1 4 5, CTV, RDS
In the US: Fox, NBS Universo
Streaming: TSN Direct, RDS Direct (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

Sweden vs. USA

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

Thailand vs. Chile

Start time: 3:00 PM EDT / 12:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TSN 2
In the US: Fox Sports 1, NBC Universo
Streaming: TSN Direct (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

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