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Saturday Habs Headlines: Jonathan Drouin hopes working on his conditioning will help his game

In today’s links, Drouin is focused on increasing his stamina, how the Canadiens decided to draft Rhett Pitlick, a few NHL trades, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Jonathan Drouin is hoping an off-season focused on conditioning will allow him to maintain his play for the full 2019-20 season. [Le Journal de Montreal | Google Translate]
  • Rhett Pitlick may have gone under the radar at the draft, but he had been on the Canadiens’ for over two years. [The Athletic]
  • A year ago, Phillip Danault was waiting for a new deal and wondering what his place would be on the team. Over the past season, his life both on and off the ice has seen plenty of positive developments. [La Presse]
  • Before swinging the bats in last night’s charity softball game, several current and former Canadiens players hit the links:
  • Cayden Primeau uses his low draft slot as motivation, even if he doesn’t put much value in the actual number. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Joël Teasdale is fresh off a Memorial Cup victory, and now he’s looking forward to the start of his professional career. [La Presse]
  • Carey Price’s mother has won a fan vote of her own, earning a second term as chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation. [Montreal Gazette]

Around the league and elsewhere

Women’s World Cup of Soccer

Quarter-final 3: Italy vs. Netherlands

Start time: 9:00 AM EDT / 6:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1 3 4, CTV, RDS
In the US: Fox Sports 1, Telemundo
Streaming: TSN Direct, RDS Direct (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

Quarter-final 4: Germany vs. Sweden

Start time: 12:30 PM EDT / 9:30 AM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1 3 4 5, RDS
In the US: Fox Sports 1, NBC Universo, Telemundo
Streaming: TSN Direct, RDS Direct (Canada), fuboTV (USA)

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