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Friday Habs Headlines: Are the Canadiens losing patience with Jonathan Drouin?

In today’s links, Drouin is the centre of attention, Cale Fleury hopes to stay with the big club, and why the NHL may not participate in the Beijing Olympics.

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Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Are the Canadiens losing patience with Jonathan Drouin? [Montreal Gazette]
  • Drouin and Bergevin addressed rumours that the forward was being shopped. [Sportsnet]
  • The Habs are still trying to find the right fit for Drouin. [TSN (Video)]
  • For the rest of the league, is Drouin worth trading for? [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Cale Fleury is not surprised to have survived the latest round of cuts. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Fleury and fellow newcomer Nick Suzuki have impressed Marc Bergevin. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • Renaud Lavoie thinks that Jesperi Kotkaniemi is fighting for his roster spot. [TVA Sports]
  • Having been in that position himself, Nate Thompson can relate with the five players placed on waivers on Thursday. [Montreal Gazette]
  • What is it like to open training camp with Joel Bouchard? [The Athletic]
  • Guy Lafleur’s bypass surgery was a success. [Montreal Canadiens]
  • The Canadiens are holding their annual food drive at Saturday night’s game at the Bell Centre. [Montreal Canadiens]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • Bob McKenzie explains why the NHL may not participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics. [TSN (Video)]
  • Who is the best in the NHL at breaking out of their own zone? [Sportsnet]
  • In this week’s Thursday “retro recap”, relive Peter Forsberg leading the Colorado Avalanche back from a 5-0 deficit against the Florida Panthers in 1999. [NHL (Youtube)]
  • The market price for Patrik Laine is more set now after the recent wave of RFA signings. [TSN]
  • The Columbus Blue Jackets could be better than anticipated this year. [ProHockeyTalk]