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Saturday Habs Headlines: Canadiens draft elite goal-scorer in Cole Caufield

In today’s links, stories from the first night of the NHL Draft, a look into Cole Caufield’s goal-scoring ability, and much more on the young prospect.

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2019 NHL Draft - Round One Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • A big night for the Canadiens last night, as they drafted highly touted goal-scorer Cole Caulfield 15th overall at the NHL Draft:
  • Scott Matla and David St-Louis took a deep look at Montreal’s newest prized prospect [EOTP]
  • Despite falling in the draft, Caufield wasn’t concerned at all and is happy to end up in Montreal [TSN]
  • However, it may take a year or two for the young sniper to make the NHL, as he heads to the University of Wisconsin next season:
  • Caufield hasn’t let people overlooking him faze him, and he’s not about to start now. [The Athletic]
  • The Canadiens will open the season against another Original Six team in the Detroit Red Wings:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Jack Hughes vs. Kaapo Kakko saga ended last night, as Hughes was selected first overall by the New Jersey Devils, leaving Kakko to be the second pick for the New York Rangers [NHL]
  • The Sedin twins will have their jerseys retired by the Vancouver Canucks next season [Sportsnet]
  • After a lot of talk, there was no player movement at all in the first round of the draft. [TSN]

Women’s World Cup of Soccer

Round of 16: Germany vs. Nigeria

Start time: 11:30 AM EDT / 8:30 AM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1 3 4, RDS
In the US: Fox Sports 1, Telemundo
Streaming: TSN Direct, RDS Direct (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

Round of 16: Norway vs. Australia

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

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