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Wednesday Habs Headlines: Canadiens looking to make room in the forward corps

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In today’s links, performances of the young forwards could see a veteran traded, Caufield one of the top NCAA prospects, reports on Laine’s situation, and more.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • The Canadiens have a promising group of young forwards, and the team is looking to move out a veteran, potentially to allow at least one of them to make the roster. [Sportsnet]
  • Cole Caufield is near the top of the list of the best prospects in the NCAA. [SB Nation College Hockey]
  • Teams get penalized for unsuccessful goalie interference challenges this year. Claude Julien isn’t happy about that. [TSN]
  • Looking at what the recent cuts suggest about the Canadiens’ plan for the new season. [The Athletic]
  • A young Petry takes his first skating lessons. [Canadiens.com]
  • A flashback to a story from Youppi!’s youth:

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Justin Faulk was traded to the St. Louis Blues by the Carolina Hurricanes yesterday. [Canes Country]
  • The Winnipeg Jets may not be very good this year, and the absences of Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor are only part of the picture. [Sportsnet]
  • Several teams are interested in acquiring the hard-shooting Finn. [TSN]
  • After finally getting him under contract, Brock Boeser is now out with a possible concussion: