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Sunday Habs Headlines: Laval Rocket set to exceed expectations

In today’s links, young additions will boost the Rocket, Tomas Plekanec isn’t just good at hockey, and the potential reasons behind Jim Benning’s extension.

NHL: JUN 26 Canadiens Development Camp Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • There are plenty of reasons for fans to be excited about the Laval Rocket this year, as some young talents on the team are set to impress. [TSN 690]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi is pretty good at this whole fishing thing, too. [Instagram]
  • Do you agree with these choices?
  • Tomas Plekanec proved that he’s good at playing more than just hockey:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Carolina Hurricanes jumped on the opportunity to ink defenseman Chase Priskie. [Canes Country]
  • The Vancouver Canucks’ extension of GM Jim Benning could be interpreted as the organization’s faith in the direction that the team is currently moving. [Sportsnet]
  • What does the future hold for the NHL’s World Cup tournament? [Le Journal De Montreal]
  • If you missed Patrik Bexell’s great interview with Frölunda head coach Roger Rönnberg, what are you waiting for? Check it out right here. [EOTP]
  • Now this is one heck of a gender reveal! [NHL]
  • This is a great start and hopefully other brands follow:
  • Can’t argue with this science: