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Wednesday Habs Headlines: What is the biggest game in Canadiens history?

In today’s links, advocating for the “too-many-men” game as the biggest in the storied history of the Canadiens, Christian Folin talks about his off-season training, and will Mitch Marner be the first domino that triggers a host of RFA signings?

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Montreal Canadiens v Boston Bruins Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Was the “too-many-men” game the biggest in Canadiens franchise history? [Last Word on Hockey]
  • Christian Folin made a big change in his offseason training regimen this year: he started skating earlier. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • What makes Brendan Gallagher an elite goal-scorer? It’s not just about grit and heart. [The Athletic]
  • Cole Caufield shows off his shot at the World Junior Summer Showcase.

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The rest of the restricted free agents around the league are waiting for Mitch Marner to set the market. [TSN]
  • Chris Kunitz has retired from the NHL. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • The CHL has hired Dan Mackenzie, formerly Managing Director of NBA Canada, to be its first ever President. [Sportsnet]
  • The New York Rangers need to find some way to get under the salary cap soon. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Will the Minnesota Wild learn from the failed Paul Fenton era? [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Miranda Ransome might be the first female president of a national ice hockey federation ever. [IIHF]
  • Who would be in your all-time CWHL starting six? [The Ice Garden]
  • Inside a workout with NHL trainer Matt Nichol. [The Athletic]

World Junior Summer Showcase

Canada vs. Finland

Start time: 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1 4 5, RDS
Streaming: TSN Direct, RDS Direct

USA vs. Sweden

Start time: 4:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TSN 5
Streaming: TSN Direct