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Friday Habs Headlines: “A threat every time he’s on the ice” — Tony Granato has high praise for Caufield

In today’s links, Cole Caufield is likely headed to Wisconsin for the 2019-20 season, looking at Nick Suzuki’s comparables, and how much damage did Paul Fenton do in Minnesota?

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

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Wisconsin Badgers head coach Tony Granato has high praise for Cole Caufield, who will most likely suit up for the squad next season. [Montreal Gazette]
  • The Canadiens may have missed out on Sebastian Aho, but Craig Button thinks that the future still looks bright. [TSN (Video)]
  • Jesse Ylönen is looking forward to a solid Liiga campaign in order to continue on his path to Montreal. [Pelicans Lahti (Finnish)]
  • Marc Dumont takes an empirical look at Nick Suzuki’s closest comparables coming out of Junior and their NHL trajectories. [The Athletic]
  • Jordan Harris saw his hard work rewarded with a call-up to the World Junior Summer Showcase. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Mike McCarron is smiling again thanks to Joel Bouchard. [Journal de Montreal]
  • Andrew Zadarnowski says Kevin Shattenkirk is not worth the risk for the Canadiens. [TSN 690]

Around the league and elsewhere

World Junior Summer Showcase

Sweden vs. Canada

Start time: 1:00 PM EDT / 10:00 AM PDT
In Canada: TSN 1, RDS
In the US: NHL Network
Streaming: TSN Direct, RDS Direct

Finland vs. USA

Start time: 4:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM PDT
In Canada: TSN 3 5
In the US: NHL Network
Streaming: TSN Direct