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Thursday Habs Headlines: Andrei Markov hires agent in his efforts to rejoin NHL

In today’s links, Markov takes another step toward continuing his hockey career, the rookie camp roster is announced, Cam Ward retires, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Andrei Markov still wants to play in the NHL, and he just signed on with agent Allan Walsh:
  • On Wednesday, the Habs announced the roster for 2019’s rookie camp, which will include participation in the rookie tournament in Belleville, ON, during the first week of September. [EOTP]
  • Jesperi Kotkaniemi is poised to have an incredible 2019-20 season. [TSN 690]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Cam Ward has signed a one-day contract so he can retire as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes. [Carolina Hurricanes]
  • Shannon Szabados thanked Ward for helping her out in her Junior career:
  • Kendall Coyne Schofield will be playing in the San Jose Sharks Legends Game on September 22. [Twitter]
  • Matt Hunwick will miss the 2019-20 season with a neck injury. [Die By The Blade]
  • After informing Winnipeg Jets management that he’d only accept a trade to New york, he explains that his girlfriend’s career was a major part of that situation. [ESPN]
  • Leon Draisaitl is focused on making the playoffs and not the rest of the news surrounding the Edmonton Oilers. [Sportsnet]